Students in Port Pirie Collecting Almost 50 Kilograms of Coffee Grounds Weekly for Composting

July 13, 2023 5:14 am in by

Agriculture students at St Mark’s College in Port Pirie are collecting almost 50 kilograms of coffee grounds from a local fast-food chain every week for composting on the school’s farm.

Year 8 St Mark’s students Lily Markel and Georgia Clements came up with the idea of sourcing coffee grounds.

Now, they are collecting about 49 kilograms each week that would otherwise go to landfill.

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