Why You’ll Never Throw Away Coffee Grounds Again

Why You’ll Never Throw Away Coffee Grounds Again | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

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Do you love brewing your own coffee at home? If you do, you probably have coffee grounds at home all the time. Some people just throw them away but did you know there are so many things you can do with it? One of the most common uses of coffee grounds that people usually know is that it is used for fertilizer. They are rich in nutrients that are good for the soil. If you love plants or know someone who loves planting, you can give it to them so they can add them to their compost.


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Some coffee shops give them freely. They put it in big bags and you can use them however you like. Aside from using it as a fertilizer, there are seven more uses for coffee grounds. You probably haven’t heard some of these before. Here are reasons why you’ll never throw away coffee grounds again by Smart Fox. Next time you brew coffee, save the coffee grounds and try out some of these.

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8 Best Uses for Coffee Grounds

1 – Onion and garlic smell

If you want to remove the smell of onions and garlic from your hands after cutting, just simply rub your hands with coffee grounds.

2 – Burnt food

Add a small amount of hot water to the pot, then add some coffee grounds to your sponge and scrub the pot. Rinse well.

3 – Stinky shoes

Put some coffee grounds in a small container, then place them inside your shoe. Leave it overnight to remove the bad odor.

4 – Ants

Ants do not like the smell of coffee. Scatter coffee grounds in areas where you see ants.

How To Get Rid of Ants With Coffee Grounds
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5 – Unpleasant car odors

Put a bowl of coffee grounds in your car overnight.

6 – Dark circles or puffy skin under the eyes

Mix coffee grounds with a little bit of water. Gently rub the mixture under your eyes and leave it for 20 to 30 minutes. Rinse off.

7 – Fertilizer

Add 2 to 3 teaspoons of old coffee ground in 1 liter of water then mix well. Water your plants with the mixture.

How to Reuse Coffee Grounds to Fertilize Houseplants
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8 – Mosquitoes and wasps

Let the coffee grounds dry completely then place in a bowl. Place it beside you if are going to sit outside. Set fire to the coffee grounds and it will slowly burn down. The smell will keep the mosquitoes and wasps away.


Why You’ll Never Throw Coffee Grounds Again

Why You'll Never Throw Away Coffee Grounds Again

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