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How to compost tea bags, coffee grounds and filters

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Tea bags and coffee grounds

Tea bags and coffee grounds

Put used coffee grounds, coffee beans, coffee filters and tea bags (all types including the string and paper tags) into your green cart for composting.

Special instructions:

  • Drain any excess liquid down the sink before composting filters and tea bags.
  • Remove any staples from the tea bag before composting.
  • Strings and paper tags on tea bags are ok to be composted as well.​​
Title: What Goes Where?
Author: City of Calgary
Description: Residential recycling and disposal search tool