Climate-neutral: By using renewable raw materials and energy — from wind, sun,
hydropower, and biogas — in its production and offsetting greenhouse gas
emissions, our capsules
certification. The certification affirms both our coffee
capsules and enterprise are climate-neutral.
emissions that have not yet been able to avoid
are offset by forest protection projects to preserve the rain forests in
Brazil according to the highest standards (CCBS Gold Level). This sends
out an important and positive message, especially for the end consumer
Home Composting: There are many factors that can influence the process (like temperature, the time of year, and the location of your bio-bin, just to name a few). Finding the sweet spot where the microbes in your home compost pile can flourish is the key, as home compost heats vary significantly and this impacts the breakdown timing.
The capsule will certainly break down in landfill, so general waste to decompose is no problem in all councils. Green Bins can vary by council in regards to industrial composting facilities so it is best to contact your local council and find out more. The more people enquire, the quicker composting will be offered as part of your rates!
Commercial Composting: The capsules are EN13432 and AS 4736 certified. This means that after 12 weeks in an industrial composter, the capsule will disintegrate and pass through a 2×2mm mesh and after 6 months all that remains is CO2, water and minerals. here.
If you would like to read up a bit more about the capsule, we can recommend the following site: www.thegreenring.org