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I cringe every time I throw out used coffee grounds, but composting them only goes so far because of the high acidic content.  Upcycle it into these 22 useful and awesome ways.

22 Uses for Used Coffee Grounds Don't throw those used coffee grounds into the trash! Upcycle them in 22 useful and awesome ways. Upcycle used coffee grounds into beauty products, facial scrub, composting, and even food cooking recipes. Remake, redo, reuse, and recycle to help save money and save the planet. Explore the web site for more refashioning tutorials, dozens of cute refashionista and fashion ideas with good, clear photos and instructions. http://letgoofbeingperfect.com/

22 Uses for Used Coffee Grounds Don't throw those used coffee grounds into the trash! Upcycle them in 22 useful and awesome ways. Upcycle used coffee grounds into beauty products, facial scrub, composting, and even food cooking recipes. Remake, redo, reuse, and recycle to help save money and save the planet. Explore the web site for more refashioning tutorials, dozens of cute refashionista and fashion ideas with good, clear photos and instructions. http://letgoofbeingperfect.com/

22 Uses for Used Coffee Grounds Don't throw those used coffee grounds into the trash! Upcycle them in 22 useful and awesome ways. Upcycle used coffee grounds into beauty products, facial scrub, composting, and even food cooking recipes. Remake, redo, reuse, and recycle to help save money and save the planet. Explore the web site for more refashioning tutorials, dozens of cute refashionista and fashion ideas with good, clear photos and instructions. http://letgoofbeingperfect.com/

22 Uses for Used Coffee Grounds

Seriously, I think I could create an entire compost pile filled with used coffee grounds on a daily basis.  I just loooooove me a good cup of java.  But I feel badly throwing it all down the drain every day.  So I came up with this blog post about 22 different uses … I’ve tried some, and others I really want to try out.

I was featured this past week at Motivational Monday’s Link Up

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22 Uses for Used Coffee Grounds Don't throw those used coffee grounds into the trash! Upcycle them in 22 useful and awesome ways. Upcycle used coffee grounds into beauty products, facial scrub, composting, and even food cooking recipes. Remake, redo, reuse, and recycle to help save money and save the planet. Explore the web site for more refashioning tutorials, dozens of cute refashionista and fashion ideas with good, clear photos and instructions. http://letgoofbeingperfect.com/

1. Exfoliant

Whirl used coffee grounds in a blender.  Use on your skin as a facial scrub.  Make sure to use in the shower for easy rinse off!

22 Uses for Used Coffee Grounds Don't throw those used coffee grounds into the trash! Upcycle them in 22 useful and awesome ways. Upcycle used coffee grounds into beauty products, facial scrub, composting, and even food cooking recipes. Remake, redo, reuse, and recycle to help save money and save the planet. Explore the web site for more refashioning tutorials, dozens of cute refashionista and fashion ideas with good, clear photos and instructions. http://letgoofbeingperfect.com/

2. Scrub pots and pans

Speaking of good exfoliation, try using used coffee grounds to clean that stubborn grease from pots.

3. Keep cutting worms at bay

Leave a pile around tomato plants to help keep cutting worms at bay.  They don’t like the acid, but the acid is good for your tomato plants.

4. Clean your garbage disposal

Make your garbage disposal smell so much better.  Coffee is a natural deodorizer.

5. Make a candle

22 Uses for Used Coffee Grounds Don't throw those used coffee grounds into the trash! Upcycle them in 22 useful and awesome ways. Upcycle used coffee grounds into beauty products, facial scrub, composting, and even food cooking recipes. Remake, redo, reuse, and recycle to help save money and save the planet. Explore the web site for more refashioning tutorials, dozens of cute refashionista and fashion ideas with good, clear photos and instructions. http://letgoofbeingperfect.com/

6. Grow your own mushrooms

22 Uses for Used Coffee Grounds Don't throw those used coffee grounds into the trash! Upcycle them in 22 useful and awesome ways. Upcycle used coffee grounds into beauty products, facial scrub, composting, and even food cooking recipes. Remake, redo, reuse, and recycle to help save money and save the planet. Explore the web site for more refashioning tutorials, dozens of cute refashionista and fashion ideas with good, clear photos and instructions. http://letgoofbeingperfect.com/

7. Increase carrot and radish harvests

Carrots and radishes love coffee.

8. Attract worms

Slugs may hate coffee, but earthworms love it. Pile it on to gather a bucket load of worms.

9. Use it as an ashtray deodorizer

Clean out your ashtrays by sprinkling some used coffee grounds in it.

10. Clean your drains

Pour used grounds down the drain, followed by some dish soap and lots of hot water. This will help degrease your drains.

11. Any time you need to pour bacon fat down the drain …

Pour it down with used grounds, some dish soap, and lots of hot water.

12. Flea repellent

Add some to your dog’s shampoo as a natural flea repellant.

13. Coffee Soap

22 Uses for Used Coffee Grounds Don't throw those used coffee grounds into the trash! Upcycle them in 22 useful and awesome ways. Upcycle used coffee grounds into beauty products, facial scrub, composting, and even food cooking recipes. Remake, redo, reuse, and recycle to help save money and save the planet. Explore the web site for more refashioning tutorials, dozens of cute refashionista and fashion ideas with good, clear photos and instructions. http://letgoofbeingperfect.com/

14. Coffee and milk face mask

22 Uses for Used Coffee Grounds Don't throw those used coffee grounds into the trash! Upcycle them in 22 useful and awesome ways. Upcycle used coffee grounds into beauty products, facial scrub, composting, and even food cooking recipes. Remake, redo, reuse, and recycle to help save money and save the planet. Explore the web site for more refashioning tutorials, dozens of cute refashionista and fashion ideas with good, clear photos and instructions. http://letgoofbeingperfect.com/

15. Coffee mask

22 Uses for Used Coffee Grounds Don't throw those used coffee grounds into the trash! Upcycle them in 22 useful and awesome ways. Upcycle used coffee grounds into beauty products, facial scrub, composting, and even food cooking recipes. Remake, redo, reuse, and recycle to help save money and save the planet. Explore the web site for more refashioning tutorials, dozens of cute refashionista and fashion ideas with good, clear photos and instructions. http://letgoofbeingperfect.com/

Site is in another language, but they have pictures.

16. Cellulite scrub

22 Uses for Used Coffee Grounds Don't throw those used coffee grounds into the trash! Upcycle them in 22 useful and awesome ways. Upcycle used coffee grounds into beauty products, facial scrub, composting, and even food cooking recipes. Remake, redo, reuse, and recycle to help save money and save the planet. Explore the web site for more refashioning tutorials, dozens of cute refashionista and fashion ideas with good, clear photos and instructions. http://letgoofbeingperfect.com/

17. Bath bombs

22 Uses for Used Coffee Grounds Don't throw those used coffee grounds into the trash! Upcycle them in 22 useful and awesome ways. Upcycle used coffee grounds into beauty products, facial scrub, composting, and even food cooking recipes. Remake, redo, reuse, and recycle to help save money and save the planet. Explore the web site for more refashioning tutorials, dozens of cute refashionista and fashion ideas with good, clear photos and instructions. http://letgoofbeingperfect.com/

18. Make paper old

22 Uses for Used Coffee Grounds Don't throw those used coffee grounds into the trash! Upcycle them in 22 useful and awesome ways. Upcycle used coffee grounds into beauty products, facial scrub, composting, and even food cooking recipes. Remake, redo, reuse, and recycle to help save money and save the planet. Explore the web site for more refashioning tutorials, dozens of cute refashionista and fashion ideas with good, clear photos and instructions. http://letgoofbeingperfect.com/

19. Dye fabric

Seep grounds in boiling water and let stand for a while to use as a natural dye.

20. Wood stain

22 Uses for Used Coffee Grounds Don't throw those used coffee grounds into the trash! Upcycle them in 22 useful and awesome ways. Upcycle used coffee grounds into beauty products, facial scrub, composting, and even food cooking recipes. Remake, redo, reuse, and recycle to help save money and save the planet. Explore the web site for more refashioning tutorials, dozens of cute refashionista and fashion ideas with good, clear photos and instructions. http://letgoofbeingperfect.com/

21. Coffee shampoo

22 Uses for Used Coffee Grounds Don't throw those used coffee grounds into the trash! Upcycle them in 22 useful and awesome ways. Upcycle used coffee grounds into beauty products, facial scrub, composting, and even food cooking recipes. Remake, redo, reuse, and recycle to help save money and save the planet. Explore the web site for more refashioning tutorials, dozens of cute refashionista and fashion ideas with good, clear photos and instructions. http://letgoofbeingperfect.com/

22. Coffee crusted steak rub

22 Uses for Used Coffee Grounds Don't throw those used coffee grounds into the trash! Upcycle them in 22 useful and awesome ways. Upcycle used coffee grounds into beauty products, facial scrub, composting, and even food cooking recipes. Remake, redo, reuse, and recycle to help save money and save the planet. Explore the web site for more refashioning tutorials, dozens of cute refashionista and fashion ideas with good, clear photos and instructions. http://letgoofbeingperfect.com/

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22 Uses for Used Coffee Grounds Don't throw those used coffee grounds into the trash! Upcycle them in 22 useful and awesome ways. Upcycle used coffee grounds into beauty products, facial scrub, composting, and even food cooking recipes. Remake, redo, reuse, and recycle to help save money and save the planet. Explore the web site for more refashioning tutorials, dozens of cute refashionista and fashion ideas with good, clear photos and instructions. http://letgoofbeingperfect.com/

22 Uses for Used Coffee Grounds Don't throw those used coffee grounds into the trash! Upcycle them in 22 useful and awesome ways. Upcycle used coffee grounds into beauty products, facial scrub, composting, and even food cooking recipes. Remake, redo, reuse, and recycle to help save money and save the planet. Explore the web site for more refashioning tutorials, dozens of cute refashionista and fashion ideas with good, clear photos and instructions. http://letgoofbeingperfect.com/

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