Single serve coffee makers such as the Keurig line and Nespresso are certainly convenient. Yet the pods are clogging up landfills across the country. Coffee capsules are made up of a combination of plastic, aluminum, and paper that can be recycled individually, but not as a single unit thrown in the trash can..This portable, compact French press coffee maker lets you brew single serve portions using K cups or ground coffee and it comes with a cup holder, pod adapter, and ground coffee adapter..A Singaporean designer has invented an eco friendly alternative to plastic coffee pods. Single serve coffee pods, like those made by coffee machine company Keurig, are notoriously awful for the ..ton Beach The Scoop Single Serve Coffee Maker. Image Source.ton Beach’s addition to the single cup coffee maker lineup, The Scoop, does a tremendous job of brewing, delicious coffee and tea beverages. Instead of having to rely on pre packaged plastic pods, users of The Scoop are able to take the grounds of their choice and brew them in the machine. A much more eco friendly .