Green alternatives to using Keurig cup
It may surprise you that keurig cup coffee makers are actually really bad for the environment. This very popular brand of coffee machine has become a common sight in almost every home in the country. However, it could be wasting a great deal of energy and generating waste. It may then be in your interest to seek out an alternative which brings you all of the conveniences of the original K-Cup but with non of the anti-green aspects. So in order to help you out with your eco-friendly journey, we have come up with some ideal suggestions for replacing that wasteful cup with something far better. Read on and find out.
- Reusable Filters: There are no shortage of companies which offer reusable versions of the keurig cup. These are reusable pod adapters which are fully adapted to brewing with the keurig machine. This is the great thing about these replacements, they let you use your own tea or coffee in them rather than continually buying the coffee from the home company. It will hopefully save you some money and time. In order to avoid slip ups it is good to have a look at the reusable pod you buy because some might not be compatible with the keurig model. Make sure you have read the small print and ticked the right boxes.
- Composting: Nothing should ever go to waste., Even waste can be turned into something useful. You can actually compost using the coffee grounds. The compost which is created after a certain amount of time provides are great of nutrition to your soil, which if you are both a coffee drinker and a gardener, will make you smile from ear to ear. As well as giving your soil a boost, they banish some nasty mould and fungi which try to ruin your garden. In order to release the grounds, cut open the foil and throw the grounds out onto the compost heap. Simple as that. So much for Keurig cup.
- Eco Brewing: If you are someone who regularly hosts people who love a cup of coffee, you may want to invest in a machine which can brew a tonne of coffee which is an inherently green machine. One of its best feature is its water pump. It only uses up energy whenever the coffee is being brewed rather than sitting there on stand by eating up your power. All you have to do is add water and the machine can make you a fountain of coffee.
Well coffee addicts, there you go. There are a number of ways in which you can edit your coffee making to protect the environment. You can make simple and easy changes but still using your favourite machine. From composting to eco-brewing, there is always something better than K-Cup.