All K-Cup coffee pods sold in the US are to be recyclable by the end of 2020, claims Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) in its latest corporate responsibility report.

KDP has published the Drink Sell. Do a year on from the merger of Keurig Green Mountain and Dr Pepper Snapple Group to detail how the company is addressing the environment, supply chain, health and wellbeing, and communities.

KDP wants to convert all of its packaging to recyclable or compostable formats by 2025, while increasing the use of recycled content. In addition to making all pods sold in the US recyclable by the end of next year, the company already converted all K-Cup pods sold in Canada to a recyclable format last year. The new pods are made of polypropylene.

Commenting on the report, KDP;’s chief executive Bob Gamgort said: “In coming together as KDP, we are using our expanded operations, broadened community presence and combined resources to become an even better corporate citizen. Our Drink Well. Do Good.program demonstrates KDP’s commitment to making a positive impact for all stakeholders.”

KDP posts annual revenues in excess of $11 billion and holds leading market positions in soft drinks, specialty coffee and tea, water, juice and juice drinks and mixers.