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Coffee Grounds & Filter

Coffee Grounds & Filter
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Compost

Instructions

Both coffee grounds and paper filters are compostable, so put in green cart.

Alternatives

Avoid single-use coffee pods and use a french press to avoid any filter use. Buy coffee that has either a Rainforest Alliance, Fair Trade, or Organic label. Coffee grounds can also be used to get rid of gophers by placing the grounds in the burrows. Resuable coffee filters made of fiber are available for purchase at the Ecology Center

Facts

Coffee grounds are a great source of nitrogen for any compost pile.

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