Does Recycling of Tassimo Cartridges Make Them Any Better?

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We have described Tassimo as "a machine that creates a captive audience for an overpriced coffee system that creates unnecessary waste" and a prime example of "design for unsustainability."

Now we learn that they are going to start accepting used coffee pods for recycling in the UK. This isn't easy; Bill McDonough called this kind of thing a "monstrous hybrid".