Coffee Fertiliser – the next frontier?

Coffee Fertiliser – the next frontier?

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Reducing waste and helping create a sustainable ecological system is becoming more important in todays age where consumers and economies are looking at the holistic impact their lifestyle choices make. One of the big previously never mentioned sources of waste happens to be Australia’s most popular beverage – coffee. Each year, over 70,000 tonnes of waste coffee grounds are dumped – the majority of which going into general waste. What most people and businesses do not know however, is that coffee grounds are a nutrient dense source of organic matter which can be used to condition and improve soil. The nutrient profile of coffee grounds are diverse in it’s benefits – the average grounds contain useful levels of nitrogen, potassium, phosphorous and magnesium. Trace amounts of copper and a base…
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