Coffee machine capsules are very popular in France, where on average one billion pods are consumed every year. The majority are made from aluminium, yet they're more likely to end up in the bin than to be recycled. Brand leaders in the sector have come up with a range of innovative recycling measures and they hope to one day be able to reuse the pods entirely. But in the meantime, pressure is building on manufacturers to clean up their act. This report takes a closer look.
A report by our France 2 colleagues: Catherine Rougerie, Elodie Delevoye and Valentin Cruard.
A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett, Jessica Sestili and Aline Schmidt.
Director, ZeroWaste France