Traditional polyethylene coating used as laminate on food packaging is exempt from FDA regulations under the housewares exemption. Manufacturers self-regulate what they mix with the laminate to prevent absorption. Is this the type of health risk you are willing to take?
The paper industry is the largest industrial consumer of water and the third largest greenhouse gas emitter. The food packaging industry destroys forests, uses enormous amounts of water, causes the release of greenhouse gases that multiplies the carbon footprint astronomically.
1 trillion cups, boxes and containers that are non-recyclable and environmentally damaging end up in landfills every year. The amount of K-cups alone in landfills currently could circle the planet 10 times. 53,000 homes could be powered annually by the energy needed to make these disposable products.