6. Prevent soil from draining out of flowerpots. When repotting, place a filter at the bottom, over the drainage hole, then add the soil. 7. Prevent scuffs and scratches on fine china. Use flattened coffee filters as spacers when you stack your dishes. 8. Protect hands from Popsicle drippage. Slide the wooden stick of an ice pop through a coffee filter so your hands stay mess-free. 9. Serve pita sandwiches. A circular filter is the perfect size for carrying a sandwich on the go. 10. Clean windows and glass when youre out of paper towels. Coffee filters leave no lint or other residue.