Gimme Five

Recycle Select K-Cup® and all VUE®, K-CARAFE and K-MUG Pods
with Preserve Gimme 5

*Only K-Cup® pods that are labeled as recyclable and have a #5 on the bottom of the cup can be recycled through this program.
Please see for FAQs.

Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. has teamed up with Preserve to collect and recycle the Vue®, K-Mug and K-Carafe
pods' plastic cups.

The instructions here apply to all 3 types of pods.

  • COOL

    Vue®, K-Mug and K-Carafe pods are HOT after brewing. Please allow to cool.

  • PEEL

    Carefully peel back tab to separate foil lid and any filter from cup.


    Recycle your cup wherever #5 plastics are accepted, or with our help.

#5 plastics may not be recyclable in your community, so please check locally. For more information, click here

Recycle Your Vue®, K-Mug and K-Carafe Pod Cups in 4 Steps