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ECOPOT|Coffee Grounds Upcycling / Utilization of Waste

ECOPOT|Coffee Grounds Upcycling
ECOPOT|Coffee Grounds Upcycling

Coffee grounds have been fermented and can be used as composting material. The design combines coffee grounds with gardening. For one thing, coffee grounds have special adhesion after fermentation and are easy to be made into flowerpots. For another, coffee grounds can be used as organic fertilizer for plant cultivation by dry composting fermentation. The upgraded coffee grounds not only serve as garden planters, but also provide nutrients to plants. When the plants grow up, they are transplanted into the soil, together with coffee grounds pots, into the material circulation of the ecosphere.


Zhejiang University of Technology

Zhejiang University of Technology
Hangzhou, China

Jingyi Xue,
Zhejiang University of Technology

Kecheng Jin,
Zhejiang University of Technology

Xueyi Sun,
Zhejiang University of Technology

Shiyu Wang,
Zhejiang University of Technology