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Capsules Can Be Recycled,
Thanks To Zero Waste Boxes™ from TerraCycle®

Return your used NESCAFÉ® DOLCE GUSTO® coffee capsule packaging to us and we'll help recycle it and turn it into something amazing.

How to recycle NESCAFÉ DOLCE GUSTO capsules

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Fill out the form below to request your Zero Waste Box. Or, call customer service at

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Place used coffee capsules into the 19"h x 11"d x 11"w recycling box with plastic liner

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Once full, tie the inner bag closed and seal the recycling box with tape to prepare for shipping

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Send the recycling box back to TerraCycle, using the prepaid return label already on the box

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A WORLD WITHOUT WASTE With our upcycling scheme, we can turn your recyclable coffee pods into useful things. We'll take your NESCAFÉ DOLCE GUSTO Pods and create wnderful new items to be enjoyed for years to come, such as garden seating, plastic boards used in fences, plastic decking and even composting crates.
recycling coffee pods into garden benches


How do I request a Zero Waste Box?

Fill out the form above to request your Zero Waste Box. You can also call customer service at 1-800-288-8682.

What size is the Zero Waste Box?

19"H x 11"D x 11"W

How do I assemble and set up my Zero Waste Box?

Once received, start by unfolding the flat box and follow the folding instructions on the bottom. Next, fold and close the top lid and secure it with the cardboard flap. Press down on the perforated cut-out on the top lid. Remember to place your box in an easily accessible spot.

How do I return my Zero Waste Box when it's full?

When your Zero Waste Box is full, simply tie the inner bag closed and seal the top of the box with tape. Each box has a prepaid return shipping label already attached. Check the shipping carrier on the label and drop the sealed box off at the carrier's nearest location.

How much does it cost to ship a Zero Waste Box?

Shipping is included in the cost of the box and each box has a prepaid shipping label already affixed on the back of the box. There is no sales tax for Zero Waste Boxes.

When will my Zero Waste Box Arrive?

Orders are typically shipped 2-3 business days after the order is placed. All orders ship UPS and can take 1-6 business days to arrive.