How To Dispose of Used Coffee Grounds and Tea Leaves?

How To Dispose of Used Coffee Grounds and Tea Leaves?

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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