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Eden Project - Home Compostable Coffee Pods for Nespresso Original Machines

Eden Project Coffee:

Compostable Capsules and
Roast & Ground coffee

Eden Coffee

Key points

  • Coffee Capsules and Roast & Ground coffee
  • Plastic-free packaging
  • Biodegradable and compostable
  • Climate neutral
  • Organically grown
  • A sustainable alternative to the pollution problem of Nespresso coffee capsules
  • Worldwide sustainability accreditations
  • Brilliant coffee without compromise

Fresh Coffee & Eden Project

Fresh Coffee work with the Eden Project on bringing the best coffee to the market whilst being as environmentally friendly as possible. Fresh Coffee helped produce the Roast & Ground Eden Project range and Eden Project Compostable Coffee Capsule range available on this website.

Why we work together

The responsible disposal of used coffee capsules is a huge and growing problem for the environment. These ground-breaking capsules are a great solution as they break down into simple raw materials in a domestic compost heap, a landfill site or a council food waste bio-digester in a matter of weeks. It doesn't matter where you dispose of them, they will quickly breakdown into biomass, water & CO₂ with little or no environmental impact.

Features of the capsules

Our capsules provide a full oxygen barrier without the need for any additional packaging. Our capsules keep premium coffees in perfect condition until you want to use them. Our capsules will biodegrade back into simple raw materials in a domestic compost heap in 23 weeks at low temperature. They are constructed from PHA rather than PLA plastic, which some coffee capsules are made from but does not fully biodegrade. Our capsules offer superb extraction and guaranteed machine compatibility with all Original Nespresso compatible machines, not Vertuo systems. Unlike many of the compatible products and brands currently available on the market, the Eden Project home compostable capsules guarantee superb extraction with all brands, makes and models of Nespresso system machines.

What happens to the waste?

We put Eden Project Compostable Capsules, green 'corn-starch' industrial capsules and a polypropylene capsule in plastic fruit netting in a domestic compost heap to see what happened.

Each capsule was subjected to the same conditions in the same part of the compost heap, we simply put the bag in the top of the compost heap and covered with garden and kitchen food waste. Our capsules composted in 26 weeks.

After 13 weeks we did the same thing again so we could see the end result without disturbing the original 26 week test bag. The compost heap was emptied on 2 February 2019, 26 weeks after starting the test.

Our range

Fresh Coffee and Eden Project present Roast & Ground coffee and Nespresso Compatible Capsules.

We offer a wide variety of flavours available to purchase on the Fresh Coffee website through subscriptions or single purchases.

Costa Rican: 100% Arabica single origin complex coffee light roasted with a lemon-like brightness, medium body with notes of spiced green tea and toasted barley. Herbal and black walnut notes in the finish.

Colombian: 100% Arabica single origin organic coffee wonderfully vibrant with plenty of crisp acidity, a medium light body, bright floral aromas and a long clean finish. The perfect balance of acidity and flavour.

Guatemalan: 100% Arabica single origin organic coffee, beautifully delicate with medium/low acidity, notes of almond, brown sugar and hazelnut. A bold chocolate mouth feel finishing with caramel.

Decaf: 100% Arabica decaffeinated single origin organic Italian style espresso that beautifully balances body and acidity, medium roasted without the caffeine. A rich, smooth body, with an intense lingering flavour, bold citrusy, releasing tastes of sweet caramel and toasted nut.

Americano: This coffee is vibrant and aromatic, delicately roasted to allow the subtle flavours to linger in the mouth. The finest arabica and robusta beans produce an espresso shot – just add hot water for a distinctive and classic Americano.

Italian Espresso: This blend of arabica and robusta beans gives a classic bold and intense Italian Espresso with depth, body and vibrancy combined with a luxurious golden brown crema.

Lungo: Blended and roasted specifically to be enjoyed as a long pull (lungo) double espresso shot. Hand-selected arabica and robusta beans with a full-bodied intensity and lasting rich flavour. A vibrant, clean and smooth aromatic coffee.

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