Pod-based coffee machines — touted for their convenience — now account for billions of dollars in annual sales. But according to the inventor of “K-cups,” who doesn’t even have a machine, they’re also creating a great deal of environmental waste. Kojo explores the rise of single-serve pod coffee with the man behind “K-Cups” and a journalist who recently examined the phenomenon.


  • James Hamblin MD; Health Editor, the Atlantic
  • John Sylvan Inventor, "K-Cups"; Founder, Zonbak

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