8 Best Compostable Coffee Pods

In the UK alone, more than 700 million capsules find their way into the landfill. Unfortunately, most of these are aluminum and plastic-based and can take up to 500 years to biodegrade.

But no worries, you can still enjoy your delicious cup of coffee while saving the environment.

We have selected for you the best reusable and compostable coffee pods, and most of them are compatible with the original line Nespresso machine.

Get Your Morning Moving With Moving Beans Capsules

How about a dose of medium-roasted and ground Arabica coffee from Colombia served with a lot of concern for the environment?

Moving beans capsules are 100% compostable with fully biodegradable packaging.

These organic coffee pods are made of plant-based materials and free from aluminum. Besides, its unique and savory flavor is hard to miss- a taste of berries and dark chocolate is probably what you need to get you moving.

These compostable coffee pods are compatible with all Nespresso coffee machines that use original capsules. 

We love it because: They are fully compostable, the packaging is 100% biodegradable, and are compatible with all Nespresso coffee machines.

New Flavour Every Day with Origeens Coffee Capsules

These are 100% compostable coffee pods certified OK COMPOST and OK BIOBASED are made of vegetable substances and free Bisphenol A and GM-free.

In addition, these organic coffee pods are available in 5 different flavors to suit your moods. It includes one set of decaf coffee without using any solvents and four other sets of origin coffees from Ethiopia (Mocha), Colombia, Honduras, and Peru. 

As for compatibility, you can rest easy if you have a Nespresso machine

We love it because: the materials for the pods are 100% eco-friendly and compostable and you get a selection of varying coffee pods from the same pack.

Blue Goose Coffee Pods for the Monday Blues

Your answer to biodegradable coffee pods is in this packet of 40 coffee pods in a pack. They are 100% compostable and will take 6 to 12 weeks to fully compost. The pods are compatible with the original Nespresso machines. 

Blue Goose is using single-source Arabica and organic coffee from Peru while each capsule has an extra 10% of coffee than a standard Nespresso. It also contains some hints of spices and fruits for exotic tasting.

We love it because: the pods and the lid are fully compostable, plastic-free, and biodegradable, with some hints of spices and fruits for an exotic taste.

Nespresso Compatible and Biodegradable Coffee Capsules

If you dream about the Garden of Eden and all its flavoury flowers, maybe you are dreaming of Eden Project’s compostable coffee capsules. These 100% Arabic origin coffee capsules are biodegradable, compostable, plastic-free, and compatible with Nespresso machines. 

If that’s not enough, you get to experience quaint tastes of almonds, hazelnuts, caramel, chocolate, and a low acidic taste in every capsule. That’s quite a rich and heavenly treat that’s hard to beat. 

We love it because: for taste exotic flavors wrapped up all in one, you get 60 capsules in a pack, which are fully biodegradable and compostable. 

An Array of Coffee Flavours by Lavazza Eco Caps 

Lavazza is doing an excellent job of making your coffee moments worthy. For starters, Lavazza compostable coffee pods will biodegrade within 180 days. Also, the materials used for the caps comply with EN 13432, an International standard for Europe.

Besides, Lavazza is a collaboration with Terracycle on The Lavazza Eco Caps Composting Programme to help you with your used capsules.

The Lungo Dolce flavor is of medium roast with a golden color and light cream. Also, it has a hint of dried fruits making it smooth and sweet. If this is not for you, then prepare for an array of choices that will spoil your taste bud. There are 7 flavours to choose from, and all are compostable. 

Lavazza Eco caps are compatible with every range of Lavazza A Modo Mio machines like Deséa, Idola, and Jolie. 

We love it because: a packet of Lavazza’s eco caps will get you 256 compostable capsules. Also, there are 7 flavours to spoil yourself with.

CRU Kafe Organic Coffee Capsule

Here is your chance to get recyclable coffee pods that are compatible with original Nespresso machines. CRU’s Kafe pods are delicious with hints of citrus, blackcurrant, nuts, and chocolates. 

These organic coffee capsules and their packaging are both fully recyclable. And, also, has a Soil Association Certification, meaning the farmers didn’t use any bad chemicals, solvents, or pesticides.  

The other good news is that they are compatible with Pixie, Citiz, Inissia, Krups and Kitchenaid & Expert. 

We love it because: everything recyclable, from the capsules to the packaging. And, the coffee pods have a variant of savory flavours.

Grind Organic and Compostable Coffee Capsules

While you are in a need of a cup of coffee that not only saves your long day but also the environment, then consider getting Grind coffee capsules. They are fully compostable and come in a cute and recyclable tin.

The coffee is also 100% organic with no solvents, and no harsh chemicals or pesticides. 

Grind capsules are compatible with original Nespresso machines like Krups, Inissia, Sage, Pixie,  DeLonghi, and Kitchenaid & Expert. 

We love it because: you get to choose between 5 types of coffee blends that are fully compostable. Also, the beautiful tin is more than inviting and is fully recyclable. 

Sons of Amazon Strong and Fair Compostable Coffee Pods

A part of their brand name reflects pretty much what you should expect from their coffee pods: strong and fair. 

They are fair to Mother Nature as both the pods and the lids are fully compostable. These plastic-free coffee pods are easy to compost, all you have to do is to place them into your garden compost or local council food waste. These organic coffee capsules fully compost within 90 days.

Also, the manufacturing process is eco, using renewable energy and the packaging is fully recyclable. 

If you love your coffee strong, then this roasted Robusta and Arabica beans from Brazil have got your back. The pods are compatible with all drop through Nespresso coffee machines. 

We love it because: everything about them is sustainable, from compostable coffee pods to recyclable packaging and manufacturing processes.   


To fully enjoy your eco-friendly coffee, you should also have a bamboo coffee cup.

If you are looking for more biodegradable products, check out our selection of the best biodegradable phone cases.

All products are available in the UK!

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