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7 Amazing Things You Can Do with Coffee Grounds

by Peter Beauchemin 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

Peter Beauchemin



Peter J Beauchemin, Owner of LAER Realty Partners Beauchemin & Associates is one of the most successful, well-known and respected real estate experts in Bedford, NH. He has been providing professional concierge-level service with a client first approach for over 15 years with more than 1000 closed transactions and consistently ranks in the top 1% of all agents in Greater Manchester, NH. No other real estate advisor in Southern, NH can offer the level of experience and negotiation expertise Peter and his associates can provide. Having a team allows Peter to focus on the tasks that are imperative to extraordinary results for his clients. A team always out performs an individual.

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Recognized as a leading local expert he has been featured in NH Business Magazine, NH Magazine and WMUR’s NH Chronicle and has received countless company awards for extraordinary sales achievement throughout the years.Peter was born and raised in Southern NH and after college joined the family real estate business in 2004. 13 prosperous years later and having grown and managed the #1 residential real estate team in NH for 5 consecutive years he and his wife/business partner Rebecca Beauchemin rebranded their team in 2017 and opened the first LAER Realty Partners office in NH. Since, their company has experienced exponential growth and they plan to expand the brand throughout NH.


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Peter & Rebecca live in Bedford, NH with their 2 children, 2 rescued Chihuahua’s, 2 rescued cats and 10 chickens.When not managing their real estate office, personally assisting clients or investing in real estate Peter & Rebecca stay busy with their children’s sports and activities and they enjoy boating, golfing, skiing and attending Boston Celtics Basketball games. They are also fans of and support their local live theatre and public radio.

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