How to Clean Gold Mesh Coffee Filters

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How to Clean Gold Mesh Coffee Filters
Choose a coffee pot with a reusable filter as an eco-friendly gesture. (Coffee jug image by Inferna from

A mesh coffee filter is an eco-friendly alternative to traditional paper versions. Mesh coffee filters, which are made of stainless steel, are durable and reusable. Some stainless steel filters are plated with gold-tone metal, or even 23-karat gold. Mesh coffee filters may brew a more flavourful pot of coffee by allowing more of the beans' oils to pass through. On a daily basis, simply rinse the filter under running water. To remove build-up due to coffee bean oil and mineral deposits, soak the filter in a vinegar solution.

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  • Medium bowl
  • Solution of two parts water to one part white vinegar
  • Towel

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  1. 1

    Remove used coffee grounds by shaking the upside down mesh filter over a garbage can.

  2. 2

    Rinse the empty filter under warm running tap water to remove leftover grounds.

  3. 3

    Fill a medium glass bowl with a solution of two parts warm water to one part white vinegar.

  4. 4

    Place the mesh filter in the vinegar solution and allow it to soak for 30 minutes.

  5. 5

    Remove the filter from the vinegar solution and rinse it under warm tap water.

  6. 6

    Place the filter upside down on a clean towel and allow it to air dry.

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