This $11 reusable K-cup filter saves me more than $1,000 a year on coffee
After a year of using plastic, single-use K-cups, I bought an $6 reusable filter. It’s saved me more than $1,000 on coffee.
It can be used with all Keurig-brand coffee makers, so you literally don’t have to think about whether it fits with your own machine.
You can use any ground coffee you’d like instead of being forced to choose from Keurig’s offerings.
It’s also so small and inexpensive that you can buy a second to keep at your office desk.
Coffee is life. But when you start adding up those morning and mid-afternoon coffee runs, it can cost a lot — like more than $1,000 a year. And that’s only if you get basic hot black coffee; iced coffee can set you back more than $1,500.
So after years of waiting in line for my misspelled cup of coffee, I finally decided to get an at-home machine. My Keurig was great — it made OK-ish coffee (I’m not picky, I just need caffeine) whenever I wanted and the cost of the pods were really cheap compared to how much money I’d spend on coffee every year.
But once I realized just how many cups I was drinking now that I could make unlimited amounts of coffee at home and actually added up how much the pods were costing me (not to mention how much space they took on my counter), the savings weren’t that much. The effect that plastic single-use pods have on the environment was also a huge problem for me. Then I found the My K-Cup Universal Reusable Ground Coffee Filter.
It’s a reusable coffee filter that fits any Keurig-brand at-home coffee machine, so you can use it however many times you want without guilt or coughing up …read more
Source:: Business Insider