How To Dispose of Used Coffee Grounds and Tea Leaves?

How To Dispose of Used Coffee Grounds and Tea Leaves?

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Cambria Bold
Sep 8, 2009
Do you or your readers know of a good use for coffee grounds and tea leaves once they have been brewed? It seems a shame to be disposing of them. Also, is there a difference between the uses for either, for example, coffee grounds that can be used for some things, whereas tea leaves cannot?

Sent in by John

Editor: John, good question! And we think we can help. Besides being wonderful for composting, we've written about a few other things you can do with your coffee grounds and used tea leaves:

Hot Tip: Do More With Your Coffee Grounds
7 Household Uses for Coffee Grounds
Re-Using Green Tea Leaves Around the Home
Green Tea: Nature's Deodorizer

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