7 Amazing Eco-Friendly Things You Can Do with Used Coffee Grounds

by Silver Spoon Properties & Lending 10/20/2019

Before you dispose of your used coffee grounds, do you know you can transfer from it from something useless to something useful? Used Coffee grounds are recyclable, and when you do so, you prevent them from ending up in landfills, thus making the earth safe. Here are six amazing eco-friendly things you can do with your coffee grounds after enjoying your morning cup: 

Keep Your Pans and Pots Shiny. The acidity level in coffee is high, making it a natural and effective cleaning abrasive, perfect for scrubbing your greasy pans and Pots. Rather than putting the used coffee grounds in the trash, grab a rag and add some of your used coffee grounds to scrub your dirty pots and pans. 

Drive Away Pest from your Garden. If you have a garden at your home, sprinkle your used coffee grounds to drive away pests like ants, ladybugs, and snail. Cats hate the smell of coffee, sprinkling used coffee grounds on your garden can also prevent a stray cat from wandering into your beautiful garden to destroy your beautiful sunflowers and roses. 

Give Your Dog a soothing Flea Bath. Are fleas bothering your dog? You can send away those pesky insects by mixing your dog shampoo with a tablespoon of your used coffee ground when bathing it.

Get Rid of Bad Odors in Shoes. You can get rid of the unpleasant smell from your shoes by just putting some few used coffee grounds into it and allow it to stay there from some hours. 

Get Shiny Hair. When you make use of plenty of hair styling products like conditioner and shampoo your hair gets weighed down by residue. Your used coffee grounds can help you remove the waste and make your hair healthy and shiny again. What you need to do is get a palm full of your used coffee grounds and massage them into your hair gently before you shampoo. 

Wash Your Hands After Dicing up Garlic. The smell of garlic is strong and unpleasant to some. Wash your hands with used coffee grounds after chopping garlic to get rid of the strong smell. It is also useful when you cut onions too. 

To Exfoliate Skin. You can use your used coffee grounds as a perfect exfoliating skin scrub. To do this, get a bucket of warm water, pour in a few grounds and scrub your skin from head to toe to get rid of all the dead skin cells.

Don’t just throw away your coffee grounds after your morning cup, try one of these tips and reuse where possible.

About the Author

Silver Spoon Properties & Lending

Carlo Honanian is the Broker and President of Silver Spoon Investments. Carlo started off his career as a Vice President with Chase Bank in the early 1990s with extensive experience in residential and commercial loans, banking, compliance, human resources, sales, clients services,and branch management. Carlo’s real estate career was added to his portfolio of expertise and services in 1999 and has continued on till today. Carlo takes great pride in listening to his client’s needs and providing outstanding service with integrity. Getting training in extensive management skills and superior customer service by one of the top banking institutions around, Carlo has carried the same mentality to the field of real estate and financing in creating and operating Silver Spoon Properties and Lending. Carlo’s vision for creating this company was simple, to be a one-stop-shop for clients to handle all of their real estate and lending needs. Carlo’s extensive experience in loan origination, real estate sales, bank management,and clients services is a distinct advantage to his clients. With the broad knowledge and understanding of residential and commercial real estate and lending, added with a tremendous focus on providing superior customer service and experience is what you can expect with Carlo and Silver Spoon Properties and Lending.

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