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Wheaton’s K-Cup recycling initiative an ‘overwhelming success’

Emily Miner, assistant manager at Wheaton’s, adds K-Cups to a growing pile at the Lower Sackville store on Tuesday afternoon. Wheaton’s is making changes to its popular K-Cup recycling program and as of Dec. 1, they’ll only accept used cups with a proof of purchase from the store. (RYAN TAPLIN / Staff)

Emily Miner, assistant manager at Wheaton’s, adds K-Cups to a growing pile at the Lower Sackville store on Tuesday afternoon.

November 24, 2015 – The Chronicle Herald

A recycling program for single-serve coffee pods launched in Nova Scotia was an “overwhelming success,” says the operations manager for Wheaton’s.

“We soon realized that we’d taken in more cups than we could possibly process,” David Bradford said in an interview. (more…)