Convenience?

by Charmaine
(Western North CArolina)

I am still searching for a plastic-free coffeemaker that does not require as much early-morning preparation. Something like the drip-style coffeemakers, but with, say, a chemex body, and a water-delivery method free of plastic. I really need to eliminate endocrine disruptors, but is convenience completely out the window for us?

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Apr 26, 2011
Difficult to find plastic-free cofffee maker
by: Chris

I completely agrree with the previous posts. It is very difficult to find an automatic coffee maker that does not use plastic and that would not cost a fortune. Still searching for one.

I have recently found out the answer to the question that I had for so long - why no-one seems to make all-steel coffee maker when there are many people who would like to get one? Apparently it has to do with the heat conduction of steel - it does not retain enough heat to make good coffee. It is quite well explained here:
http://www.espresso-machines-and-coffee-makers.com/stainless-steel-coffee-maker.html

So for now, I am using Chemex - but it is nowhere near as convenient as I would like it to be. But the coffee is nice.

Jan 31, 2011
No muss, no fuss
by: Boodles

Just bought a Breville Single Cup Coffee Maker. There are several brands. No muss, no fuss, no BPA.

Dec 26, 2010
Plastic free coffee! Nowhere to be found
by: Anonymous

I agree. It should be so simple to make a programmable coffee maker with no plastic (at least plastic-free for the parts that come in contact with cold and hot water, and the coffee). Why is no one doing this?

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