We are the choices we make.
We have decided to make it as easy as possible for you to recycle your capsules and protect the environment.
Aluminium is the best suitable material available today to protect the aromas of our high quality Nespresso coffee from:
How can capsules be recycled?
Used Nespresso capsules can be disposed of through the Yellow Bag, the Yellow Bin, recycling bins or at communal recycling centers. It is important to note that the coffee grounds do not need to be removed from the capsules; they do not disrupt the recycling process.
Recycled aluminium is used in the car and construction industry. From being re-used in engine blocks and window frames to household goods, spray cans or bikes.
Coffee capsules make up only 0.3 % of all packaging
is versatile usable
What happens to the used capsules?
Aluminium is easy to recycle. The amount of waste generated by capsules is negligible, but recycled aluminium is an important part of the metal supply.
Recycling, the final step in a series of concrete measures for more sustainability
As a supplier of premium coffee, we bear responsibility for the world in which we live. Our responsibility does not end with the enjoyment of coffee or our commitment to recycling.
Nespresso is committed to acting responsibly and making a positive difference wherever possible. For our coffee farmers, but also for society and the environment.