Coffee Grounds, Pods and Capsules Recycling
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If you like coffee made from K-Cups or Nespresso pods, this episode will inspire you to not only recycle them, but make them into beautiful and useful items. Plus your coffee grounds can be used for much more than just compost.
Trashmagination Pinterest board with ideas for creative reuse of coffee pods / capsules and coffee grounds
My Halloween Costumes Made from K-Cups
Compostable Coffee Pods
Nespresso Pod Crafts
Nespresso jewelry designed by Kathleen Nowak Tucci, worn by Lily Tomlin in the TV show Grace and Frankie, Season 6
Good job Allyson Fanger for featuring creative reuse art in the show!
Trash Fashion made from K-Cups and Nespresso Capsules
- Nespresso Pod Dress made by Marynel Watters & Flavia Lovatelli as part of the 2016 ecoFAB Trash Couture show
- Erin Shannon Pennacchio wedding dress made from 500 K-Cups
- Nespresso Yourself dress design from Junk Kouture 2014
Other Artwork from Nespresso Pods
Craft club makes portrait of Queen Elizabeth in 2016
Australian indigenous artist John Kundereri Moriarty makes art with traditional motifs from Nespresso pods
Coffee in Personal Care Items
Coffee in Home Care
Coffee ground cakes to keep garbage disposal or fridge smelling fresh
Coffee grounds to fix furniture scratches
Make stain or paint from coffee grounds
Coffee Ground Painters
Make “Texture Paste”
Companies Who Creatively Reuse Coffee Grounds into New Products
Kaffeform makes coffee cups from coffee grounds.
Bio-bean makes logs and pellets for fireplaces or stoves from coffee grounds.
Hear an interview with Bio-bean on Trash Talking with Eco-Warriors.
Coalatree makes sweatshirts from coffee grounds.