to deodorizing, they have a multitude of uses. Not a coffee drinker? Many
coffee shops, including Starbucks and Peet’s, offer their used grounds for
– Remove odors: Place a bowl of used grounds in the refrigerator and
freezer, or pour a cup of grounds mixed with boiling water down the drain
to remove odor.
– Clean up: Coffee grounds can be used to scrub stain-resistant surfaces,Then how do I pick up the oily coffee grounds?
particularly those plagued by grease.
– Ward off plant pests: Sprinkle grounds around plants to fend off ants,What if they start thriving on the extra caffeine?
snails and slugs.
– Bathe pets: After giving your dog or cat a bath, rub it down with coffeeI am not sure Lexi would like this.
grounds to soften fur and prevent fleas.
– Cover furniture scratches: Add hot water to coffee grounds and applyDon’t be cheap, buy the correct product!
with a Q-tip to disguise furniture scratches.
– Freshen up: Sucking on a coffee bean can help freshen breath, andYuck, coffee breath and now, coffee hands!
rubbing a few beans between your hands can help remove persistent odors
like garlic and fish.
– Protect garden: Prevent neighborhood cats from using your garden as aIt would be my luck to find a cat that likes French Roast!
litter box by spreading coffee grounds in your planter beds.
– Add to compost: Coffee grounds can help to balance the pH levels as wellI do not compost, I am not a gardener.
as feed the worms in your compost.
– Use as mulch: Apply around acid-loving plants such as azaleas andAnd how do I
test the pH of the soil?
2. Perhaps if Hansel and Gretel had used coffee grounds, they would have been better off.
3. Put it in your socks as a foot deodorant.
4. Tie dye your T shirts in coffee.
5. Add it to sand in the glass making process for a naturally smokey color.
6. Mix it with epoxy for building repairs and sculpture.
7. Sell it on ebay, claiming that Lady Gaga left the grounds in her hotel room.