About Compostability

What are the pods made of?
This is a great question. The blend of organic bio-resins is proprietary but rest assured our PLA plastic is made from plant-based materials and won’t take ...
Mon, 6 Apr, 2020 at 11:32 AM
Are the pods compostable at home?
While the pods are 100% compostable, they are BPI certified to compost in a commercial facility as its the only place where they can control all aspects of ...
Mon, 15 Jul, 2019 at 12:19 PM
Are your pods high heat composting?
Our pods are 100% compostable and do no require high heat for the process.  
Mon, 15 Jul, 2019 at 12:30 PM
How expensive are your pods and are they more than plastic pods?
Our pods are competitive to commercial pods but we are dressed differently. Our materials are sourced from plants that are more expensive to produce and our...
Mon, 6 Apr, 2020 at 11:23 AM
What if I don't compost?
Disposing of organic waste, like Tayst Coffee pods, in a composting facility is the best way to reduce your carboon footprint and help cool the planet. We r...
Wed, 29 Jan, 2020 at 8:26 AM
We do compost but are you BPI Certified, specifically ASTM6400 and ASTM6868?
Yes, we are ASTMD6868 and ASTM D6400 certified! Our pods AND our bags were both BPI certified to decompose in an industrial compost facility after 41 days. ...
Mon, 6 Apr, 2020 at 11:16 AM
What’s the difference with an industrial compost facility and home composting?
Industrial compost facilities have the capacity to control the amount of weight, oxygen, and variety in their organic waste, to create the perfect environme...
Mon, 6 Apr, 2020 at 11:16 AM
What is the difference between biodegradable, compostable or recyclable?
Biodegradable literally can refer to anything. Everything we make comes from the earth so everything we throw away will eventually return to the earth. Tric...
Mon, 6 Apr, 2020 at 11:17 AM
Is it really better for my health to drink from your pods?
YES! Plastic is derived from petroleum-based substances (yes that’s oil) so when you are filtering your coffee through plastic pods you may also be introduc...
Mon, 6 Apr, 2020 at 11:17 AM
Are you sustainably sourced?
Yes, we are. We are Rainforest Alliance Certified and are committed to our entire sustainable supply chain.
Mon, 6 Apr, 2020 at 11:18 AM