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It’s Earth Day!

it's Wednesday // April 22nd, 2015

We’re celebrating our dear planet today. Did you know you can recycle coffee grounds a number of different ways? I typically use them as a garden fertilizer or for skin exfoliation, but there are a ton of different things you can do to keep them out of the trash. Here are a couple of my favorite tried (and new that I’m going to try!) ways to recycle coffee grounds.

  1. Fertilizer //  mix your grounds with dry leaves or dead grass to neutralize acidity.
  2. Absorb Odors // much like baking soda, place in fridge or freezer.
  3. Abrasive // use to scrub away food and grime on countertops, won’t damage surfaces.
  4. Golden Dye // how fun! use to dye cloth or eggs at Easter, creates a nice golden color.
  5. Homemade Items //  candles or caffeinated soaps (your skin will absorb the caffeine!).
  6. Exfoliate // great for your body or face, organic and full of antioxidants to promote healthy skin.
  7. Repellent // use around your plants and home to stop ants, also works to keep away cats.

Do you have any coffee recycling tips and tricks? I would love to hear them!

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