K-Cup Recycling Creates Jobs; Costco Shoppers Fight Over Nutella Waffles

September 22, 2015

And, SodaStream wants to give jobs to 1,000 Syrian refugees.

— Keurig K-Cups make for a controversial product in the coffee-drinking community. Sure, they provide a solid cup of joe with great convenience, but they also create an unseemly amount of waste. To combat that waste, a furniture store in Canada has started a K-Cup recycling program, which has the added benefit of giving jobs to people with disabilities. The store already uses trucks to deliver furniture, and instead of making their return trips with no cargo, they now carry loads of the used pods to recycling facilities. Employees of the…