700 Used Nespresso Coffee Capsules Made into Giant Battery Used to Power Clock
Somewhere in Vienna over 700 used Nespresso capsules were combined with copper and salt water to make battery-powered clocks. The capsule battery packed were linked together to keep a radio playing away happily as well. Nespresso does have a recycle program for it's capsules, but we think this reuse is pretty interesting.
Where does the 700 capsules come from? Supposedly, the average coffee-drinker can go through 700 Nespresso capsules a year. Given that number we'd only need to drink 1.91 shots of espresso a day. Sign us up!
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Posted by Jay Brewer at October 20, 2010 7:43 AM