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Have you killed the K-Cup yet?

If not, it's time to reconsider


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John Sylvan—the inventor of the K-Cup—feels bad about what he's done, sometimes. And Halifax might have had a hand in that occasional guilt.

Sylvan's admission comes from a very Halifax-heavy piece in The Atlantic, which looks into exactly how bad the billion dollar coffee pods are for our planet. The Atlantic folks also had Egg Studios' Mike Hachey weigh in on the issue, and the #KillTheKCup campaign that Egg and Halifax's The Social Bean hatched earlier this year.

Remember this little (and by little, we mean truly epic and horrifying) ditty?

Kill The K Cup from Charles Wahl on Vimeo.

If you haven't already watched the above, do it. And if you haven't killed your K-Cup habit yet, did you know that they're partially recyclable here in Halifax? The problem is, even if you scoop those babies out into the compost and dispose of them accordingly the coffee pods tend to fall through the sorter like a bottle cap would and end up getting tossed.

Read this, feel Hali-proud and reconsider your coffee options.

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