15 Ingenious Ways To Reuse Your Old Coffee Grounds


If you’re like most people, you wake up in the morning and the first thing you do is make yourself a pot of coffee. All it takes is a pot full of water, a filter and a few scoops of coffee grounds and you have a delicious drink that helps you to wake up and is sometimes your most enjoyable part of the day.

Unfortunately, most people tend to throw away the coffee grounds when they are finished. Once you read this article, however, you may never throw them away again. After all, there are so many different ways to use coffee grounds that you are certain to find one right for you. In fact, we have 15 different ways that you can use coffee grounds, regardless of whether it is inside or outside.


Fertilizer – Rather than using a harmful fertilizer, you can use coffee grounds as a substitute. They attract earthworms, improve drainage and help with water retention.

Pest Deterrent – If you have a problem with snails, slugs or even cats in your garden, throw some around the yard and watch them disappear.

Carrots – If you love growing carrots, add some coffee grounds to the soil and watch them grow.

Compost – You can use coffee grounds in your compost to add nitrogen to your future fertilizer.

Grease and Grime – You can clean up dirty pans with the use of coffee grounds.

Smelly Fridge – If you have unpleasant odors in the refrigerator, put some dried out coffee grounds of the container to help freshen things up.

Smelly Sink – When you’re sink has a disposal spell, put a few coffee grounds in the sink to help deodorize it.

Hand Freshener – Use coffee grounds like you would use soap to remove unwanted odors when you are preparing smelly foods.

Hide Scratches – You can reduce the noticeability of scratched areas on dark furniture using coffee grounds

Fireplace – Sprinkle some coffee grounds on the bottom of your fireplace to keep ashes from flying around when you scoop them out

Air freshener – Use coffee grounds to make your home spell fantastic.

Candles – Use coffee grounds and recycled candles to add a special scent when burning them.

Skin softener – The caffeine and antioxidants in coffee grounds are great for using as a skin scrub

Colour Your Hair – As you are washing your hair, massage in some coffee grounds to help darken it.

Cellulite – Watch the video below to see how you can reduce cellulite with coffee grounds

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