EcoCaffe and Annalise Braakensiek raising funds for RUOK

EcoCaffe and Annalise Braakensiek raising funds for RUOK
Suicide prevention charity RUOK will benefit from a new campaign kicked off by eco-friendly coffee pod company, ecoCaffe and RUOK ambassador Annalise Braakensiek. ecoCaffe and Annalise have chosen to donate their profits to RUOK in the lead up to Christmas because they are acutely aware that factors like loneliness, isolation and financial struggles can...

ABC: "Former Nespresso boss warns coffee pods are killing environment"

ABC: "Former Nespresso boss warns coffee pods are killing environment"
The former CEO of Nespresso and founder of Ethical Coffee was recently interviewed ABC Lateline here is what they reported: Your coffee pods could be contributing to a global environmental disaster, with billions of the sleek aluminium and plastic capsules ending up in landfill in America, Europe and Australia each...

We ditched the plastic Nespresso pods and we love it (Emma's story)

We ditched the plastic Nespresso pods and we love it (Emma's story)
Luckily, I came across EcoCaffe. I had not seen or heard of this product. At the time my partner (a known coffee snob) was not too keen to jump aboard my "biodegradable or nothing" band wagon. We worked out costs and placed our first order. Since then we have never looked back, the coffee is amazing, and each pod breaks down to nothing in 180 days.

What machine should I buy anyway?

What machine should I buy anyway?
Simple tips on choosing a coffee pod machine  Why pod machines anyway? By far the biggest news in kitchen appliances has to be the new-found love for proper coffee. Sales of in-home machines have soared, with over 1.5 million machines sold in Australia over the last couple of years! Coffee...

Why did this Aussie Company take on Nestle?

Spare a thought for the coffee pod the next time you wander down to your local café or drop into a friend's place for a coffee. That's right, that little caffeine filled-pod that so many of you, including George Clooney, fight over so desperately in the morning to kick-start your...

Problem Brews with 3 Million Coffee Pods a Day

Environmental problem brews with 3 million coffee pods a day "HOW far will you go?" asks an espresso-sipping George Clooney in the Nespresso television commercial. He's talking about lengths we would go for good coffee, but it's a question coffee pod drinkers of all brands should ask themselves. Those convenient...

Coffee pods that should go in your waste

IT TAKES up to 500-plus years for a single plastic coffee pod to degrade in the environment and 150-200 years for an aluminium capsule. But ecoCaffe Company managing director Michael Scott says "an environmental disaster is entirely avoidable in just 180 days". That's how long it takes for Australia's first...

Inventor of coffee pods: ‘I feel bad sometimes that I ever did it’

AUSTRALIANS are obsessed with coffee pods. We consume up to 3 million every day and coffee pod companies now make billions of dollars a year from our caffeine addictions. But now the guy who invented one of the world’s most popular coffee pods has slammed his creation as expensive and...