Keurig “Recyclable” K Cups Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:

According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. is paying $10 million to settle a class action alleging that the labeling and advertising of K cups single-serving pods misled consumers when it portrayed them as recyclable, even though recycling was not widely available for them.

Docket Number:


Company: Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.

Filing Deadline: January 9, 2023

Class Period: June 8, 2016 to August 8, 2022

Objection Deadline: October 24, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: October 24, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: December 8, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

You do not have to provide proof, but you may be able to make a larger claim if you do.


You may be eligible if you bought K Cup single-serving coffee pods labeled as recyclable in the US, for personal, family, or household purposes, between June 8, 2016 and August 8, 2022.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Benefits: (1) Partial refund of purchase price. Without proof of purchase: $5. With proof of purchase: $3.50 per 100 pods purchased; minimum $6, maximum $36. If the amount for all valid claims exceeds the available funds, amounts will be reduced on a pro-rata basis. (2) if Keurig wants to represent that K Cup pods are recyclable, it must clearly and prominently display the statement, “Check Locally—Not Recycled in Many Communities.” It will also put the statement in a larger font on its labels and packaging.

Total Settlement Amount: $10 million

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Lexington Law Group
Shapiro Haber & Urmy

Claim Form: Smith v. Keurig Green Mountain Claim Form

Case Name: Smith v. Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.

Settlement Website: Smith v. Keurig Green Mountain Website

Claims Administrator:
Kroll Settlement Administration, LLC

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Smith v. Keurig Green Mountain
c/o Kroll Settlement Administration LLC
P.O. Box 225391
New York, NY 10150-5391

Tags: Deceptive Advertising, Deceptive Labels, Recycling Claims