K-Cups/Keurig brewers: alternatives

K-Cups still can’t be recycled. Same old, same old.

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Revised on March 4, 2015

Calculating the high cost of K-Cups, pods, and other pre-packaged single-serve coffee.

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Revised on August 27, 2015

A table that summarizes the popular products currently on the market which are reusable alternatives to K-Cups which allow for the use of a consumer’s own coffee that are compatible with many of the original Keurig brewers.

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Revised on February 19, 2015

Review: Melitta JavaJig

by on November 16, 2012

The JavaJig is so simple, easy to use, and easy to clean that you immediately wonder why someone else didn’t immediately come up with this design.

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Revised on August 27, 2015

Re-purposing used K-Cups

by on August 13, 2012

Well-established fact: K-Cups are wasteful, and are difficult to and usually are not recycled. While there are many alternatives to them if you must use a Keurig brewer, some people […]

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Key patents on K-Cups, the single portion packs used in Keurig brewers, are expiring this year. Rather than lose market share to the competition, Keurig is countering by coming out […]

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Revised on March 1, 2015

A closer look at a new program to recover K-Cups.

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Revised on March 23, 2014

A new contender in the alternative-to-K-Cups game.

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Revised on February 14, 2015

Solofill refillable filters for Keurig single cup brewers eliminate the waste of K-Cups, improve upon previous alternatives to K-Cups, and have gotten excellent reviews from coffee lovers.

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Revised on February 1, 2013

Keurig and other single-use coffee providers are still tackling the issue of waste, and K-Cups still come out as the most eco-conscious choice.

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Revised on March 23, 2014

Another product that allows you to re-use K-Cups with your own ground coffee: the My-Kap.

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Revised on February 14, 2015

A detailed review of the My K-Cup resusable filter basket for Keurig brewers.

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Revised on February 19, 2015

Detailed directions on how to refill used K-Cups yourself.

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Revised on August 28, 2015