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Nestlé Pilots Home-Compostable Coffee Capsule

The adoption of compostable packaging technology by Nestlé demonstrates the place it will play in the future


"New capsules. 100% compostable... Oh yhe"

Nestlé, the Swiss food and beverage giant, is piloting a new line of paper-based Nespresso capsules. The capsules are made from a combination of paper, aluminum, and plant-based plastic. They are designed to be compostable in industrial facilities, but they can also be recycled in home compost systems.

The new capsules are part of Nestlé's efforts to reduce its environmental impact. The company has set a goal of making all of its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025.

The paper-based capsules are currently being tested in Switzerland and Italy. If they are successful, Nestlé plans to roll them out to other markets in the future.

Nestlé is confident that it can develop a commercially viable compostable coffee capsule. The company believes that the new capsules will help it to meet its sustainability goals and appeal to consumers who are looking for more environmentally friendly options.

Over the past few years, we have seen significant development and progress with compostable packaging as more and more solutions are coming to the market. Treetop Biopak's range of bags, shrink film, cling film, flow wraps, and so forth, demonstrates the progress that is being made, which will make a big difference in the future.

Nestlé is not the only company that is adopting compostable packaging. Many other companies are also making this switch, as consumers are increasingly demanding more sustainable options. This trend is likely to continue in the future, as businesses look for ways to reduce their environmental impact.

Compostable packaging is a more sustainable alternative to traditional packaging materials, such as plastic and aluminum. It can be broken down into natural materials that can be returned to the earth, helping to reduce pollution.

The adoption of compostable packaging by Nestlé is a positive step towards a more sustainable future. It demonstrates that this technology is viable and that it is gaining acceptance from major companies. As more companies adopt compostable packaging, it will become more widely available and affordable, making it a more accessible option for consumers.

The home compostable capsules are available on Nespresso's website

And to find out how you can implement compostable packaging in your business please contact us

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