*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 keurigrecycling.com/home.html 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.
Vue®, K-Mug™ and K-Carafe™ pods are HOT after brewing. Please allow to cool.
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
We will send you a Pre-addressed Mailer OR you can download a Pre-addressed Label to use on you own box.Request a pre-addressed mailer Download a pre-addressed printable label
Mailing your cups will cost about $4.00 depending on the weight of the shipping container.
Read more about how to prepare your shipment.
Preserve is a leading maker of 100% recycled household consumer goods. From toothbrushes and razors to plates and cups to food storage containers and cutting boards, Preserve makes their products with the help of recyclers like you. Preserve's Gimme 5 program offers a recycling infrastructure for #5 plastics.