Being kind to the planet is a common theme these days, and rightly so. From ambitious programs to small-scale endeavors, there are thousands of ways to make everyday choices that are kinder to us personally and to the world at large. Coffee plays a two-fold role in this endeavor, as it is often around a shared coffee pot that we discuss our hopes for each other and for the world, and the coffee grounds provide a natural way to get creative around the house and garden with small actions for personal and earth health.
We thought we’d gather some of our favorite ways to recycle leftover coffee and coffee grounds after the brew. The following simple to implement ideas could provide grounds (pun intended) for discussion with the kids while they’re home for the Holidays. Maybe they could each adopt a way to reuse your old coffee grounds and vow to put it into practice throughout the year. They might even surprise you with innovative ideas of their own and turn your home-brewed project into a business venture. Ya never know! Incidentally, if they or you get inspired and ambitious but do not have enough leftover coffee or coffee grounds for your expanded project, many coffee shops gladly donate their used grounds upon request.
Here, then, are 15 simple ways to recycle coffee or coffee grounds at home in 2019 and thereafter. You may know some of them, or all of them. Either way, may this be a one-stop source of inspiration for good java vibes.
What d you do with your old coffee grounds?
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