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The environmental unfriendliness of K cups?

fldhkybnva | Mar 19, 201311:35 AM     117

I wouldn't describe myself as the most environmentally conscious person, but as I emptied the K cup bin at work this afternoon, it occurred to me that this is quite the waste. It seems that in many other arenas from plastic bags at the grocery store to reusable coffee mugs that the pressure is on to reduce waste, but I haven't heard much argument against the massive spread of K cups or even encouragement for office buildings to potentially seek other options. I guess the convenience outweighs the criticisms. How do you feel about K cups in an environmental sense? Do you personally use them, your office?

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