For the production of the plastic, a natural oil from the resin of the pine tree (tall oil) is used instead of petroleum. Tall oil is produced as a waste product in the manufacture of pulp from wood, which is needed for the production of paper, for example. The use of tall oil results in an environmental saving of about 40% per capsule. (Source: delizio.ch/talloel)
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The biggest environmental impact in the production of coffee is the coffee itself. Therefore, the optimal dosage of coffee for a cup is enormously important.