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Old Coffee Grounds: Ideas For Reusing Java And Tea Bags


Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, recycling, reusing, coffee grounds, coffee, tea bags, environment, greenliving, green, sustainable )

Michael
- 542 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
If Jack Frost is nipping at your nose this winter, you're probably reaching for that favorite hot beverage to warm your bones on frigid days. But what to do with all those spent coffee grounds and tea bags?



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Michael O. (169)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 8:28 pm
Sure, you can compost these common morning leftovers, but why not find a few clever ways to reuse them first? From cleaning your furniture to shining your shoes, here are 10 creative ways to repurpose coffee grounds and tea bags.

 

Past Member (0)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 8:46 pm
I use in my compost Cheers Michael
 

Maryse Anand (2)
Monday January 14, 2013, 3:51 am
Articles like this one on re-using coffee grounds or tea bags make my day; it is just common sense. Thank you.
 

Penny C. (79)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 8:09 am
Thanks Michael.
 

greenplanet e. (157)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 6:14 pm
Very cool ideas.
 

Christeen Anderson (465)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 6:19 pm
Coffee grounds work wonders with plants. Thanks for sharing.
 

Nimue P. (216)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 6:35 pm
Cool ideas, thanks :)
 

Lydia S. (172)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 8:16 pm
Excellent idea's .
We do compost , But sometimes a few pots are brewed a day and tea so nice to have other uses
I do reuse the coffee grinds for cleaning the wood burning fireplace , It freshens & cleans it nicely and then right into the compost .
Thanks
 

Jackie M. (314)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 8:43 pm
Use for plants and gardening.
 

Richelle Rausch (43)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 8:58 pm
I use coffee grounds for my worm bin and summer garden plants. The filters work well in the bottom of planter pots. I use caffeine free tea bags in the bottom of the pots I grow wheatgrass in for my birds. They don't need caffeine!
 

John S. (297)
Wednesday January 16, 2013, 4:12 am
I used them in the garden.
 

Donna Hamilton (133)
Wednesday January 16, 2013, 10:56 am
Thanks for the info.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (457)
Wednesday January 16, 2013, 3:26 pm
Great tips-thanks
 

Natalie V. (27)
Wednesday January 16, 2013, 3:50 pm
noted
 

Brian M. (145)
Wednesday January 16, 2013, 3:57 pm
Our plants have always loved the addition of coffee grounds to the soil.
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Wednesday January 16, 2013, 4:19 pm
Thanks.
 

Oh Lay Hoon (43)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 9:38 pm
Coffee ground is among the ingredients in my compost!
Even my plants are smiling at me
 
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