Being a passionate Nespresso coffee consumer, I am always up-to-date about the company news. I eagerly use the very convenient way of recycling Nespresso capsules called “Recycling at Home” by simply gathering the used capsules in the free recycling bags and then placing them in my letter box’s storage compartment, making the bag’s yellow seal visible. During the weekdays the post office will pick them up. So quick and easy to be waste conscious!
At the Swiss Art Expo exhibition at the Zurich main station recently, a beautiful Nespresso corner drew my attention: stylish lamps, a chandelier and a large artwork with the iconic Grossmünster church – all made of used Nespresso capsules. Curious to learn more about the pieces, I found out that the Grossmünster work is a unique piece that was handmade with 4000 pressed Nespresso aluminum capsules.
Yet another beautiful piece one can use daily – and be reminded at the same time about the power and beauty of recycling – is the newly launched Limited Edition Caran d’Ache 849 pen made of dark green Nespresso Master Origin India capsules. As part of the project “Second Life” for the second time Nespresso has partnered with the Swiss writing instruments company Caran d’Ache to push the boundaries of innovation, quality and sustainability as well as Swiss design.
Such beautiful pieces give inspiration and motivation to recycle, to think twice before throwing away the objects of everyday use and thus to give them a second life that can result in stylish and useful products!
This article is a result of the friendly collaboration with Nespresso.
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