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| I’ve Chosen The Idea On Waste Coffee Grounds |

  • What do the coffee chains or owners do with their wasted ground coffee?¬†
  • What can you possibly use them for after they’ve been grind?
  • Why can they be so useful?

I was inspired to work into this, because I felt this was a stronger concept out of all the other 3 I worked with and one of the tutors also agreed.

I’ve done a quick research online and took notes of the good useful facts and studies on wasted coffee grounds:

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1. BIOFUEL/BIODEISEL - Used coffee grounds can provide a cheap and environmentally friendly source of fuel for powered cars/trucks.

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2. HAIR SHINE - If you have darker hair, use leftover coffee grounds as a final hair rinse to add shine. In some cases coffee grounds are essential if you want to grow hair or use it as a hair dye.

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3. ECO-EXFOLIANT - Wet the used coffee grounds and exfoliate onto skin for a cheaper and natural remedy. It’ll take away the dirt and flakiness off your skin. Research shows it also helps reduce cellulite.

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4. ODOUR CONTROL - Place a bowl of used coffee grounds into freezer to remove un-wanted odours or sprinkle some into shoes and let it set overnight or even use it in a kitty litter.

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5. COMPOST - Used coffee grounds put the nutrients back into the soil. They enchance the acidity of your soil while acting as a natural fertiliser (as GreenCup used on). It also helps grow your own mushrooms.

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6. PEST CONTROL & REPELLANT - Ants for example can’t stand the smell of coffee and won’t cross a line of coffee grounds. It also acts as a good repellant for slugs and snails.

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