I remember thinking I’d never drink coffee. Coffee breath is…how shall I put it…not pleasant. And the taste…less than desirable.
Then something happened.
I began working. This night owl had to be bright eyed and ready to work hard at 7:00 a.m. So, I learned how to add lots of sugar and flavored cream to turn it into more of a dessert than a drink.
Fast forward several years. I’m now a coffee-a-holic. There, I said it. I drink coffee every. single. day.
Well, when I found out coffee grounds could be used for another purpose, I was ecstatic that my daily addiction could be used for good!
Coffee grounds can be used as a deodorizer
Used coffee grounds can be used much like baking soda since the grounds attract and trap unwanted odors. To use, just let the coffee grounds dry out, put them in a plastic container, and poke holes in the lid. You can then put the container in the refrigerator or freezer just like you would baking soda.
I even put coffee grounds in the kitchen trash can last week while I was out of town. When I came back, the trash can was odorless. Of course, I’m sure not having trash in it for a week helped too!
Have you ever used coffee grounds as a deodorizer? Do use them in another way?
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