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5 Cool Ways to Upcycle Your Coffee Pods

Instant capsule espresso machines are not only super convenient but also saves us both time and money at the coffee shop in the morning. Providing you a consistent taste of fresh coffee just like the ones at the coffee shop, the pods became one of the most popular choice in the world of coffee making.

However, the sad truth is, that these pods aren’t the eco-friendliest. The used pods made of plastic or aluminum are very hard to recycle. So where do theses used pods go? Chances are, that they will end up in landfills, polluting the very earth we live and dwell in. 

Who doesn’t like a cup of quality coffee ready in 2 minutes? But us, as fans of this quick and convenient way of making a perfect cup of fresh coffee, should take in more conscious actions. We should think twice before tossing those used pods into the garbage bean. Instead, how about turning them into a little fun and crafty DIY project?

Mini Pod Planters

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How about a mini planter for your window side? This little decorative plant is a perfect pod DIY that doesn’t take up much space. Plant mini herbs and cook with fresh herbs just like Jamie Oliver!

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Bath Bomb Mold

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Do you fancy a good relaxing bath? Make your own bath bomb that is fragrant, relaxing and safe on your sensitive skin with upcycled coffee pods!

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Artsy Lights with Customized Letterings

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Beautiful piece of customized lamp on your wall. You will definitely have a lot of fun doing it!

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Mini Popsicle Mold

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Freeze handmade healthy mini popsicles to snack on in the hottest summer day. A perfect mini size to snack on without disturbing your regular diet.

Making this mini popsicle isn’t a rocket science and rather self-explanatory:

  1. Poor in your favorite drink into the pods (K-cups works the best as you can let it stand on its own).
  2. Wrap the top of the pod with aluminum foil or plastic wrap and poke in the middle with a popsicle stick.
  3. Let it freeze and bon appetite!

Tiny Jello Shots

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Hey party lover, are you looking for the perfect cup to prepare Jell-O shots for your next party? K-cups will do the trick.

Likewise, as the popsicles, these Jello shots are super easy to make:

  1. Boil 1 cup of water.
  2. Add a pack of Jell-O powder (3oz) and mix well until it is completely dissolved.
  3. Add half cup of cold water and half cup of vodka into the mixture.
  4. Stir until mixed nicely and pour it into the K-cups (best to fill 2/3).
  5. Cool it in the fridge for a few hours and you are ready to PARTY.