Do you have a Keurig? Here are some ideas on how you can reuse and upcycle those k-cups to keep them from ending up in the trash.
K-Cups (single-serve coffee cartridges for home brewing systems like Keurig) are hugely popular. I see many friends and family opting for this convenient system for making a cup of joe at home. But K-Cups can’t be recycled as a whole. The tin foil can be recycled with aluminum products and the paper filter and coffee grounds can be composted – check out my tutorial on how to recycle a K-Cup. But the plastic cup cannot be recycled.
So what do you do with all those K-Cups? You can reuse them or upcycle them for projects around the house. Here are some ideas…
10 Ways to Reuse a K-Cup
1. Seed starter
2. Building blocks for kids
3. Mini bath bombs
4. Chopped garlic or herb ice cubes
5. Sauces and condiments
6. Herbed butter
7. Gelatin molds
8. Popsicle molds
9. Toilet cleaning bombs
10. Desk organizer
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