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The Nespresso Recycling Program

Our recycling program offers easy ways to recycle your used coffee capsules.

Recycling Solutions in Your Area

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Here’s how to recycle in your area


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Nespresso Boutiques & Partner Collection Points

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Put your used capsules in a Nespresso recycling bag or your own bag.
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New! At Your Doorstep

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Put your used capsules in a Nespresso recycling bag.
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The day of your delivery, place your recycling bag outside your door, our delivery team will pick it up.​
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Canada Post

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Put your used capsules in a Nespresso recycling bag.
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Drop in Canada Post mailbox or post office.
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*The wing in circle design is a trademark of Canada Post Corporation.

New! At Your Doorstep

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Put your used capsules in a Nespresso recycling bag.
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The day of your delivery, place your recycling bag outside your door, our delivery team will pick it up.​
At Home

Recycling Bin

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Put your used capsules in a Nespresso recycling bag.
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Place the bag in your recycling bin or municipal recycling bag.
Place the bag on top or beside blue bag, not inside. No blue bag? Conveniently drop it off at your local Eco Centre at 10431 96 Ave, Grande Prairie, AB T8V 7J6.
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Blue recycling Bin
*Please place your capsules in the Nespresso recycling bag first, not directly in the recycling bin/municipal recycling bag.
Nespresso green bags are free, you can get them easily by calling the Nespresso Club at 1-855-325-5781.

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How to Obtain Your Recycling Bag

Complimentary recycling bags are automatically added to your order. They’re also available in our boutiques or by calling the Nespresso Club at 1-855-325-5781.

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Take a Tour of Our Recycling Facility

Ever wonder what happens to your coffee capsules once they get sent off to be recycled? CBC’s Pay Chen takes you behind the scenes for an insider look at our recycling facility, and the journey each capsule takes.

What Happens After You Recycle Your Capsules?


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Coffee and aluminium are separated mechanically.

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Coffee groundsare composted.

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Aluminium is recycledand given a second life.

Frequently Asked Questions

Still have questions? Feel free to call the Nespresso Club at 1-855-325-5781.


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How are my capsules recycled? What happens with them?

Once collected, the capsules are shipped to a partner where they undergo a technological process, the first of its kind in Canada, which mechanically separates the coffee grounds from the aluminium. The aluminium is repurposed into various objects and the coffee grounds are transformed into a high-quality compost, used by farms, at no additional cost to citizens or municipalities.

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How can I be sure that they are really recycled?

Nespresso works closely with service providers to ensure that capsules collected are recycled. Nespresso audits service providers on a monthly basis to monitor the volume of recycled capsules.

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Why does Nespresso use aluminium when other materials are available?

Aluminium is the best material to protect the freshness, taste and quality of the Nespresso coffees, maintaining the high quality standard of the coffee from roasting to cup. It has a unique advantage of being infinitely recyclable and thanks to the robustness of aluminium, there is no need for additional packaging to protect the freshness and taste. Recycled aluminium is extremely versatile. An estimated 75% of all aluminium ever produced is still in use today, according to the European Aluminium Association.

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Can I open the capsules and only recycle the aluminium part?

Yes, however, Nespresso continues to offer this recycling service as a part of our commitment to environmental sustainability.

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How do I know how to recycle used Nespresso capsules in my city?

Nespresso offers different recycling solutions depending on where you live in Canada. Find out about the recycling solution available in your municipality by entering your province and postal code above.

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How much do the bags cost?

The bags are provided free of charge and will be added to your online or Nespresso Club capsule order within one month of creating your account. Recycling bags will be added automatically to subsequent orders. They are also available in Boutiques or by calling the Nespresso Club at 1-855-325-5781.

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Find a Boutique Near You

Stock up on your favorite coffee capsules, shop for a machine, or pick up recycling bags.

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