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Coffee waste emerging as powerful biodiesel and fertilizer

As coffee consumption continues to rise, millions of tons of coffee residue end up in landfills. Numerous scientists, civic organizations and companies in Greece are exploring sustainable ways of utilizing waste grounds in keeping with circular economy standards. Learn how coffee dregs can be used to fertilize flowers, mushrooms, gardens and repel parasites, and how spent coffee grounds can be processed to develop biogas and reduce harmful methane emissions.

 

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