July 2022: The Court preliminarily approved the settlement agreement. For more information, go to https://www.kcupsrecyclingsettlement.com/.
February 2022: Plaintiffs moved for preliminary approval of a proposed settlement agreement.
November 2020: The Court of Appeals denied the petition for permission to appeal the class certification order.
October 2020: Keurig Green Mountain filed a petition for permission to appeal the decision to certify a class. (Case No. 20-80139, 9th Cir.)
September 2020: A federal judge certified a class of California purchasers.
November 2018: The lawsuit was transferred to federal court. (Case No. 18-cv-6690, N.D. Cal.)
September 2018: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Keurig Green Mountain for allegedly deceptively marketing plastic single serve coffee pods as recyclable when, according to plaintiffs, the pods cannot be recycled and end up in landfills because the recycling facilities cannot separate the pods from the general waste due to their small size. (Smith et al v. Keurig Green Mountain, Inc., Case No. RG18922722, California State Court – Alameda County)