'Aluminium pods are in fact recyclable': Sainsbury's seeks to boost coffee pod recycling rates

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Sainsbury's to label aluminium coffee pods as recyclable
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Sainsbury's to label aluminium coffee pods as recyclable

Supermarket to carry new labels on own-brand coffee pods in bid to highlight recyclability

Sainsbury's has started labelling its own brand aluminium coffee pods as recyclable, after discovering that contrary to popular belief waste management facilities are typically able to process the small...

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