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Coffee – much more than just a drink

Coffee makes it feel as though all things are possible. Many of them are highly unlikely, but they are possible… Similarly, it’s fairly unlikely for you to have ever thought of the following few things, but I can assure you that they, too, are possible. People still tend to dispose of the grounds left behind after coffee has been brewed. Well, in a world where recycling, up-cycling, and down-cycling (forgive me if I forgot another “cycling”) have become popular, used coffee grounds have also found new purposes: Fertilize your garden. Coffee grounds contain key minerals for plant growth, such as nitrogen and phosphorus. They also absorb heavy metals that contaminate soil. You can even compost it for later… and no...

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