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Here’s What Happens If You Pour Coffee Grounds Down the Toilet

In the end, after coffee, what’s left, besides the cup in the sink, what’s left is the less fun side: cleaning the coffee maker and coffee grounds.

If coffee grounds are not used as fertilizer in your own home compost, it must be disposed of in the waste recycling system. But there are many ways to use coffee grounds…

What do we do with coffee grounds?

The desire to recycle takes over each of us on several occasions. Thanks also to the information on the web that we often venture into, we have several options for the coffee grounds destination.

In some cases it is recommended to use them to facilitate the cleaning of the sink pipes…

While on other occasions we read that coffee grounds can stick to the walls of the gutters, accumulate in curves and even cause mold due to moisture and the different materials organics that accumulate in the cavities.

This is because, although the funds are biodegradable, they are a solid material that can get stuck in pipes or worsen a previous blockage.

So, when in doubt, let’s put it aside, but the use of coffee grounds is functional, for example, to easily clean the bottom of encrusted pans.

And how to do? Once the coffee is brewed, the beans are ground into powder and evenly distributed over the pot.

Then, after letting them “pose” for 10 minutes, pour in very hot water. Finally, we washed with detergent and a sponge.

deodorize the bathroom

When using the toilet, despite the detergents used for cleaning and the various fragrances inserted inside, you begin to feel a unpleasant smell we can use coffee grounds.

The odor can come from drainage tubes, which trap particles of fecal matter. In that case, we can resort to this trick, which once you try it, you will never leave!

Woman cleans smelly bathroom – BedQuotidiano.it

What does it take to deodorize exhaust ducts? Mix five or six spoons of ground coffee in a liter of warm or hot water, and finally, pour it all into the toilet.

Then just wait a few minutes and finally flush. In this way, the coffee residues will absorb the bad smell and we will have found an ecological solution for an unpleasant problem.

This is just one of the many uses of coffee, which also serves for the beauty of the person. With the funds we can indeed get an excellent body scrub mixed with, for example, a teaspoon of coconut oil. 100% natural!

Other uses of coffee grounds:

Coffee grounds act on slugs: Truth

Because of the rough texture of their powder that prevents them from slipping, just like wood ash. Think about it for your strawberries (another complementary solution: pine needles!). The trick, however, is not foolproof. Bagasse would also impact the trajectory of ants and the attacks of carrot fly, crickets and earthworms.

Coffee grounds are harmless to our pets: False

For our four-legged friends, caffeine is toxic. The value of 8 c. coffee would be enough to poison a cat or small dog. Therefore, caution is still necessary with your companions.

Coffee grounds are fertilizer: True/False

Bagasse contains nitrogen, copper, magnesium, phosphorus and potassium. It is said to “fertilize the earth”. “It is not enough to fertilize the plants by itself, but it provides interesting trace elements”, says Laurent.

Coffee grounds eliminate bad odors from bathrooms: Truth

It’s very simple: put five to six tablespoons of coffee powder in a liter of warm water. Mix well, then pour the product into the toilet and let it sit for a few minutes. Then rinse!

This method eliminates all the unpleasant odors that usually come from the bathroom. To maintain results, simply do this every ten to twelve days.

Coffee grounds improve the earth: Truth

Lightens earthy mixtures. By incorporating the bagasse into the ready-to-use potting soil of your planters and pots, you will prevent the formation of a tight crust on the surface, compacted by successive waterings. Thanks to the bagasse, rainwater or irrigation water will penetrate deeper, to the heart of the clods. Your plants will be more hydrated, more beautiful and more resistant to drought.

Limestone plants love bagasse: False

Limestone soil plants love bagasse. Its pH close to 6.2, “if you put too much, it acidifies the soil”, explains Christophe Savigny, artisanal roaster.

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