If you love your french press, show it you really care by giving it a quick cleaning. The process only takes a few minutes with stunning results. Along with being squeaky clean, your coffee will taste so good when made with a sparkling french press. And this eco clean uses natural ingredients you already have in your kitchen.
- Start by dumping any remaining coffee left in the press and tossing the coffee grounds in your compost — or give them new life with one of these smart ways to use coffee grounds . Give the french press a rinse with warm water.
- Fill the french press halfway with plain white distilled vinegar and top off with boiling water. The vinegar  naturally breaks up coffee stains while offering antibacterial cleaning power.
- Place the top on the french press and press, just like you're making coffee. Let the water and vinegar steam for 10 minutes.
- Pour out the water mixture, and gently wash the french press with your favorite dish soap . Once dry, stand back and admire the shine.
Now that you've cleaned your french press, here's how to clean your coffeemaker !