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Sustainability at Keurig

Across our supply chain and within our own operations, we strive to make the world a better place. We’re making strong progress toward attaining our 2020 sustainability targets, including making 100% of K-Cup® pods recyclable.

Learn more about our Fiscal 2016 progress toward our 2020 sustainability targets.

These targets are essential to our Company’s success and to helping us
brew a better world.
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Engage 1 million people in our supply chains to significantly improve their livelihoods including water security and climate resilience.


People engaged to significantly improve their livelihoods.

Balance 100% of the water used in our 2020 brewed beverage volume in all our beverages, ounce for ounce.


The percentage of water we helped restore to people and nature based on the water used in our beverages in fiscal 2016 - a total of 707 million gallons.

Source 100% of primary agricultural and manufactured products according to established Keurig responsible sourcing guidelines.



Coffee traceable.

Coffee sustainably certified.

Reduce life-cycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of brewed beverages by 25% vs. 2012 baseline.

Target met! We will develop a new goal per an updated 2015 baseline while continuing to focus on operating efficiency and improved emissions measurement.

Engage 100% of employees to understand our vision and values and present opportunities that allow them to contribute to our targets.


of employees engaged in a sustainability program or education initiative.

Achieve zero waste-to-landfill at our owned and operated manufacturing and distribution facilities.


Manufacturing waste diversion rate (up from 88% in 2015).

100% of K-Cup® pods
will be recyclable by the end of 2020.

First recyclable K-Cup® pods available in
2016. All Canadian K-Cup® pods will be
recyclable by the end of 2018.


Learn more about sustainability at Keurig Green Mountain in our Fiscal 2016 Sustainability Report.