Find out how you can recycle your coffee pods.

About Podback

Podback is the coffee pod recycling service.

We’re here to give people who enjoy the quality and taste of coffee pods a simple and easy way to recycle them.

About Podback

Ways to recycle

Kerbside

Order your free recycling bags for kerbside coffee pod recycling. Simply fill your Podback recycling bag with used pods and leave out with the other waste and recycling.

Recycling Centre

Collect and store your pods at home until you’re ready to take them to your local recycling centre. The Podback recycling containers will be clearly signed. Simply empty your pods loose into the relevant plastic or aluminium container.

Drop Off

Order coffee pods bags to drop off at participating Collect+ locations. Simply fill your Podback recycling bag with used pods and take to your nearest Collect+ store.

Please note: these bags are for Collect+ stores only – these bags cannot be use at the kerbside.

Why we exist

Everyone wants to do the right thing and recycle as much as possible. That’s why the biggest names in coffee pod systems, Nespresso, Dolce Gusto and Tassimo, came together to create Podback.

FAQs

What is Podback?

Podback is a coffee pod recycling service. Created in partnership with the biggest names in coffee pod systems, Nespresso, NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto and Tassimo, to give people who enjoy the quality and taste of coffee pods simple and easy ways to recycle them. It's the first of its kind in the UK.

How do I recycle my pods through Podback?

Kerbside - With Kerbside you simply fill your Podback recycling bag with used pods and leave it outside with your other waste and recycling on your normal waste collection day.

You get your kerbside recycling bags by registering for this service. Find out if kerbside is available in your area here

Drop Off - With Drop Off you can take your filled Podback recycling bag to your nearest Collect+ location. Collect+ partners with local shops around the UK offering a place to drop off your recycling bags.

You will need a label to return your Podback bag. These can be printed at home or in any Collect+ store for free.

Recycling bags for Drop Off are available from participating brand websites, and we hope to have these available in supermarkets soon.

Please note that all Collect+ locations currently have the facility to print labels in store.

What brands of pods are accepted in Podback?

The ambition is to expand the programme to include all coffee brands that use plastic or aluminium pods in the UK.

Find out if you can recycle your brand of pods here.

How do I get a hold of a recycling bag?

The recycling bag you need depends on the recycling collection route you are using.

The bags for kerbside are available through on the Podback website, if this service is available in your area. You will need to register to receive these bags. Find out if kerbside is available in your area here.

The bags for Drop Off are available free with the purchase of pods brand websites, and we hope to have them available in supermarkets soon.

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