Video: 7 Unconventional Uses for Coffee Grounds

Ever wondered how you could recycle your morning coffee grounds? Here is a list of seven unexpected yet practical ways you can use coffee grounds in your daily life.

1. Natural Fertilizer

Natural Fertilizer

Coffee grounds are rich in nitrogen, making them a great addition to compost or directly into the soil in your garden.

2. Odour Absorber

Odour Absorber

Coffee grounds can absorb and eliminate odours. Place them in a bowl in your fridge or freezer to neutralise unpleasant smells.

3. Pest Repellent

Pest Repellent

Sprinkle coffee grounds around your plants to deter pests like ants and slugs.

4. Exfoliating Scrub

Exfoliating Scrub

Mix coffee grounds with a bit of water or coconut oil for a natural, exfoliating scrub.

5. Stain Remover

Stain Remover

Coffee grounds can help lift stains from pots, pans, and surfaces. Just rub them over the stain and rinse.

6. Natural Dye

Natural Dye

Steep coffee grounds in water for a natural brown dye for fabric, paper, or Easter eggs.

7. Fire Starter

Fire Starter

Dry coffee grounds can be used to make fire starters. Just wrap in newspaper and twist the ends to burn.