In case you have no idea what I'm referring to - Keurig home brew coffee making systems only take k-cups, which you have to buy separately so you're somewhat tied in to buying their cups forever.This is all well and good but you've gone through a few cartons of k-cups in a matter of weeks, you'll realize just how expensive it can be to keep it running!
What's This Istructable Going to Show Me?
This Instructable will cover a few tips on how to reduce the overall number of brand new k-cups you need to buy for your Keurig and instead either use the same kcups more than once or get your hands on a My K Cups reusable coffee filter that works with any K Cups Keurig machine.
In the past making a good shot of espresso coffee was rather time consuming requiring a lot of effort and indeed patience. Nowadays it's a bit easier. In fact all you need to do is press that button on your keurig one cup coffee machine and you're done!
Before We Go into the Recycling Method, Allow Me To Show You a Smarter Solution
It's called the My K-Cup and it's designed specifically to allow you to brew your own favorite espresso brand or tea, effectively giving you the freedom to choose what goes into your keurig.
Keurig produced this little gadget, probably because they knew that if they didn't make it, someone would eventually.Fantastic I hear you gasp. I don't need to physically refill my pre used already used Keurig Cups anymore? Well.... Yes.
This recognized Keurig reusable coffee filter is quite a useful ite to have. Unlike normal k-cups, it's not disposable, and it's an definite must for devoted Keurig k-cups followers that wish they could using their own pack of pre-ground from time to time. The My K-Cup basically allows you to produce any brand of coffee drinks you like - and you'll certainly never ever need to purchase another box of k-cups again if that's what you want.
The following Movie explains why disposable K Cups for the Keurig aren't your only option.
The good thing is that this incredibly versatile, cost-saving k-cup Reusable Coffee Filter is only around $12 brand-new.
How Do I Go About Recycling My Old K Cups?
This is definately not the most graceful of procedures and will probably leave you covered in coffee grounds but nevertheless you can actually re-load your old kcups and I will show you how with these step-by-step instructions.
You can't repeatedly reuse k cups indefinately. You will need to buy fresh pods at some point.
Lastly, remember that you won't be able to use k-cups reused or not in any non keurig coffee makers.