I was recently asked on my opinion on “coffee pods”, and offered my observations to McLean’s for a magazine article http://www.macleans.ca/society/life/coffee-pods-the-new-eco-villain/. I am not a coffee pod expert, however, there is no doubt they are convenient, have significant consumer appeal, and provide a delicious cup of coffee at a moment’s notice.  Even so, I stand by my quote that was used to finish the article: “I would never allow myself to purchase a single-use product like this,”  “I modify my habits as to not fall into the trap at all.” Although the Maclean’s article is specifically about coffee pods, there ...