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Could Coffee Grounds be a Sustainable Alternative to Synthetic Dyes?

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Your daily cuppa may be good for more than just a morning pick-me-up. Researchers from Iowa State University (ISU) have discovered a way to use leftover coffee grounds to add color to clothing. Sustainable alternatives to synthetic dyes are always a good thing. The textile industry uses millions of tons of chemicals every year and…

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