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stale coffee

Posted by fritzgarden US z7 NY (My Page) on
Mon, May 12, 14 at 8:34

I have about a 1/4lb of stale not decaf coffee that I won't use.
Anything bad about tossing it into the compost or should it be ground?

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RE: stale coffee

Won't hurt anything, although the beans may take a long time to actually break down. OTOH they are so small they shouldn't be a bother in the final product.

RE: stale coffee

fritz, just coffee grounds? No prob! Nancy

RE: stale coffee

The nutrients in coffee grounds about 2 -.6 -.6 with a pH around 6.2. Use them in either place.

Here is a link that might be useful: nutrients in coffee grounds

RE: stale coffee

this is ground unused coffee beans as they are stale.
just wanted to clarify

RE: stale coffee

Ground is better anyway. :-]

RE: stale coffee

I'd just put them in the compost, just as I do with used coffee grounds. They will be a nice mix-in for your pile.

Here is a link that might be useful: composting how-to article

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