Uses for Empty Tissue Boxes

Before discarding that kleenex box you may want to consider some of these ideas. This guide is about uses for empty tissue boxes.

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Uses for Tissue BoxesHere are some creative ways to reuse tissue boxes. Post your own ideas below:

Tissue Box For Yarn Scraps

I do a lot of crocheting and am constantly having scraps of yarn laying around. To combat this problem, I keep an empty boutique tissue box close to where I am crocheting. I use it until it is full, then just throw it away and start on a new one. Saves a lot of trips to the trash can.

By Barbi from Urbana, OH

Garbage Bag Dispenser

I just invented and tried this last night. I have a roll of garbage bags with about 200 garbage bags. It was in a plastic bag and every time I pulled out a garbage bag, it would get twisted, and I would have to untwist it. Not a major issue, but annoying nevertheless. So I took the roll out of the bag and put it in an empty Kleenex box. Now the bags come straight out and it's easier to find where to tear them.

Chuck R. from Grand Rapids, MI

Storing Plastic Bags

I've always hated to throw away beautifully decorated tissue boxes, so when I was looking for a handy place to store plastic grocery bags, and keep them easily "grab-able", I came up with the idea to fold the bags as flat as possible (doesn't really take that long--like folding laundry) and place them in the tissue box. I keep it out on the counter with plastic bags ready to reach whenever needed.

By Paula W

I have a friend who donates unneeded plastic grocery bags to shelters or thrift shops. At night or when I have some free time I fold bags while I watch television and place them in a tissue box. They are neat and in a pretty container. My friend says that missions and thrift shops can always use clean bags. Womens shelters and YWCA's can usually use these bags and are thrilled to get them in a pretty box that is organized and can be slipped on a shelf or under a counter.

By Julie

Don't throw away old Kleenex boxes. Use them to store all you bags you get at supermarkets, Wal-Mart etc. You don't even have to fold them if you don't want to. I just stuff them in the box. A box hold quite a few and then they are handy to line your plastic garbage bucket in the kitchen. I also use a Kleenex box to store empty bread wrappers. When I make home made bread, I use the ones I've saved and can then freeze the baked loaves without having to purchase anything to put the loaves in.

By Betty

Box For Drawings

You can also use them for drawings at parties or fund raisers. No need to find a box and cut a slit when you can use the old Kleenex boxes.

They are also handy if you want to set up a coupon swap in a retirement area, community area, laundromat, etc.

By Tawnda

Handy Storage Containers

I carefully cut out the tops, tape the sides down with wide clear tape and use them for for anything I want, anywhere I want. Sometimes it's videos, books, jars on the bathroom sideboard, whatever. They are so pretty sometimes I too can't stand to just flatten and recycle them.

I've even put clear contact plastic over the whole box when I was really happy with one. These were usually the Christmas designs. I've also cut the sides off, peeled off part of the backing board and "laminated" two with pretty sides out for lovely bookmarks.

I'm certifiable when it comes to boxes and contact plastic anyway, sometimes I've found some wedge shaped boxes at stores that I wanted to put on a shelf and the box had a trademark along the front edges so I glued a pretty tissue box side over the trademark. Like I said, certifiable, but smiling because I didn't BUY fancy storage boxes .

By Linne Dodds

Cut box top at 4 corners, tape down the flaps. Use for storing small items that you have on your desk. Use in drawers for dividers to store various items. They are stackable. Good for storing cassette tapes.

By Jo Ann

Reuse The Pretty Designs

Kleenex boxes can be really pretty paper so you could use them for making a paper collage

By cocopuff1993

For Harry Potter Fans

Take a Kleenex box, put all Harry Potter Stuff (pictures, stickers, etc) and put a "lid" on it. Perfect for organizing a messy desk.

By Andre

Garbage Can For The Bathroom

A friend of mine uses them as garbage a receptacle on her bathroom counter. It's perfect for discarding cotton swabs and other non flushables. It looks so much prettier too.

By navaho.princess

Play Slippers

When I was little me and my sister stuck our feet inside them and used them as play slippers!

By Kristi

Save Dryer Lint

I use them in the laundry area for dryer lint. Then I use the dryer lint for all kinds of things. Clay and fire starters are two of my favorites.

By johnsonya

Sewing Trash Basket

I keep one on my sewing machine and put thread, scraps of fabric, etc. in it. When full, I just throw the whole thing away. No need for a waste basket by my machine.

By Anna

Pretty Bookmarks

I cut the sides out and cut 2 pieces the size of a normal book marker, I hole punch the top, glue the two pieces together and glue gun lace around the edges and tie a small piece yarn to match and you can give them to people who love to read or as stocking stuffers! good luck!

By Kay N.

Reusable For Tissue Dispensing

I carefully undo the flaps on one side of the box. Then I remove the paper core from a roll of toilet tissue and pull the paper out from the center of the roll. Slip the roll inside the box and pull the paper up through the open top. Tape the box side back together. Set these in handy places where you normally would have tissues, the bathroom, the bedroom, your office. When you need a tissue, just pull off a few squares of the toilet tissue. Lasts lots longer than the original box of Kleenex.

By Harlean from Arkansas

Save those cube Kleenex boxes. Open the bottom of the Kleenex box. Pull half of the Kleenex out of the rectangle box. Fold in half and push up into the bottom of the cube box. Pull the first Kleenex through.

By MCB

Kitchen Organizing

I have found two useful ways to recycle Kleenex boxes. I use it to stuff my plastic bags in. I keep it in my pantry. When I need a bag for something, I simply go in & pull one from the box. It makes a great "dispenser". I also use them in my silverware drawer, to put drinking straws in. The straws usually come in a plastic bag. When you or the kids reach to get just ONE, we usually touch the tops of several. This way you can pick up the straw out of the box, from the middle, instead of the end. Much more sanitary!

By FrugalFriend

Cut box top at 4 corners, tape down the flaps. Use for storing small items that you have on your desk. Use in drawers for dividers to store various items. They are stackable. Good for storing cassette tapes.

By Jo Ann

Homemade Cards

Some of the boxes have really neat designs on them so I use them to make my homemade cards with. When using a paper punch the design can be so weird you'd never know what it was before

By catherine

Use As Gift Boxes

I have used the small "cube" tissue boxes as gift boxes at Christmas. Undo one set of flaps, put the gift inside (with some tissue paper if you like -- ironic, huh?), then wrap as usual. If it's a pretty Christmas design box, you may want to just let the design show, and simply cover the places where the brand name shows. Use a big stick-on bow or wide ribbon to cover the slit on top.

By Becki in Indiana

Kids Mailboxes

Kids love mail. When I was in grade school eons ago, we made "mailboxes" for Valentine's day. The cards were put into our boxes through the slot at the top. Make a mailbox for your kids. If they get mail, drop it in. Otherwise a note from Mom and/or Dad is always appreciated!

By homeschoolin_mum

Car Garbage Can

I use mine in the car to hold garbage. You can either pitch it when full or empty it and start again.

By smcarney

Organize Yarn Balls

Use to keep large balls of yarn separated. Open side of empty box, place yarn in side then tape side shut. Thread the yarn through the hole.

By David in Florida

Sick Bed Garbage

An empty Kleenex box is ideal near a sick bed. Just toss when full.

By Moondancer

Save Receipts and Other Small Items

I use them on desk to put store receipts in. Put grocery store receipts in one for a month to see what you spent. Put kids color pencils or markers in one. Great for keeping kids small toys in. Great in girls bath for holding hair stuff.

By Nelda Morelock

Save Box Tops

I use one to store the 'TOPS FOR EDUCATION' coupons, plus one to store Betty Crocker 'Points' from boxes.

By darween

Recycle The Paper

You could always take them to the local paper-bank, and have them recycled into new tissue boxes with the latest logos/design of box re-printed on the side.

By George

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Tip: Tissues and a Trash Can

By lalala... 731 97

With the colds and flu that are going around, you may find that you are constantly dragging around a box of tissues. This simple tip will provide you with both the ever needed tissues, along with a handy trash can for the used ones.

Take an empty tissue box and remove the plastic flaps around the opening. Then using two large rubber bands, attach a full box of tissues to the empty one. This is also a great option if your kiddo is sick on the couch. :)

inside the trash can

tissue and trash can on table

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    Tip: Use Empty Kleenex Box For Dryer Lint

    By Deb 1 1

    I use empty tissue boxes by my washer and dryer to put the lint and used dryer sheets in. They hold an incredible amount and because of the small opening with plastic lining, it keeps the lint from flying around in the air! I have a family of 5 so I do a LOT of laundry! I find one empty box will easily last 4-6 weeks. I also use it to put trash from pockets into - my teenage son is great for leaving things in his pockets. I also keep an old piggy bank beside the tissue box. The loose pocket change really adds up!

    By 09dsh from OH

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    Tip: Tissue Boxes for Plastic Bags

    By Judy Stahl 22 16

    Empty Kleenex boxes are great for storing plastic grocery bags. I put a box of them in the bathroom cabinet for use in the bathroom trash basket and under the kitchen sink for the kitchen trash can.

    Also a Kleenex box makes a mini-trash basket to set near a desk or other area.

    By Judy S. from North Dakota

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    Tip: Reuse Cardboard From Tissue Box

    By Monica 296 58

    Open up the glued end of an empty large tissue box so it is now flat. Trim off the logo area. You can use the plain white area if you wish. Trim off ends and save them. You can get three tiny gift tags from the ends. You can make 4 cards, 1 bookmark, and 24 tiny tags from a single box or 7 cards and 21 tags from one box!

    For gift tags, punch a small hole in the top and add a ribbon to tie on to the gift. Attach a ribbon to the top of your bookmark the same way. Not all boxes measure the same, so don't worry if you don't come up with the same cuts or think you made a mistake.

    By duckie-do from Cortez, CO

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    Tip: Use Empty Tissue Boxes for Small Trash Can

    By Pine4 1

    I place my paper scraps in an empty decorative tissue box while working on my scrapbooking. This can be used for any project that creates small pieces of trash. This way your craft area stays clean as you create.

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    Tip: Store Recycled Ziploc Bags In Empty Tissue Boxes

    By Ron 181

    If you re-use zip-lock bags, use empty tissue boxes to store the bags. Fold them neatly so they pop out like tissue.

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    Tip: Use Tissue Box To Store Plastic Bags

    By pam munro 522 790

    I find that I can keep my miscellaneous small plastic bags that keep on coming in more or less in check by putting them into empty Kleenex boxes and putting them on a shelf. Much neater! And the boxes will really hold quite a few bags scrunched together.

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    Question: Uses for Empty Facial Tissue Boxes

    By JazzyMe 12 79

    There have been some suggestions for how to use empty facial tissue boxes. I need more ideas. What do you use your empty facial tissue boxes for? (besides tiny trash cans near desks, or to store folded plastic bags.) I use mine for holding balls of yarn which like to bounce around then roll across the floor. I hate for yarn to get on the floor. Yuck. I wonder if they are too big to use in drawers for organizing? Would they take up more room than the items themselves?

    By JazzyMe from Los Angeles, CA

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    By Veronica 10 114 Flag

    July 24, 2012

    Why don't you check out ThriftyFun's article: Uses for Tissue Boxes? Also, if you have kids, they can make good finger puppet theaters.

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    Tip: Reusing Square Kleenex Boxes

    By Laura 1

    I have Kleenex all over the house, almost every room. Instead of constantly buying the small square box that fits in the common decorative Kleenex holder, I keep reusing the first box.

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    Tip: Store Paperwork in Tissue Boxes

    By Vivienne Bahr 3 4

    When finished with tissue boxes cut from the centre to the corners and fold all sides down. Then staple the folded sides to the sides of the box, It is now ready to keep all your paid accounts in.

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    Tip: Make Supply Boxes from Tissue Boxes

    I cut off the tops of square tissue boxes and use them to put things in.

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    Archive: Tissue Boxes for Plastic Bags

    I have a great overflow of plastic grocery bags, which I like to keep under each sink in the house to use for various things, for example in the kitchen I use them to dispose of peels from veggies or any other item I want dispose of when I am cooking or cleaning up the kitchen In the bath areas, I keep them under the sinks to use for numerous things. I often have my grand babies overnight, and the plastic bags are handy to put wet and dirty diapers in and dispose.

    We used a number of Kleenex tissues this winter and I tend to buy the ones that are decorative. Instead of tossing them out when empty, I stuff the plastic grocery bags in each empty tissue box and have a great storage box for the plastic grocery bags. Now they are hidden in a decorative tissue box and so easy to pull one out when needed.

    By Bobbie from Rockwall

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    RE: Tissue Boxes for Plastic Bags

    Bobbie, that is an awesome idea! Thanks from Indiana. :)

    (03/31/2008)

    By Lisa

    RE: Tissue Boxes for Plastic Bags

    You can also use the mesh bags onions comes in. You can see how many you have and also it will hang up. I get really nice compliments on my bag holder. (03/31/2008)

    By Nana B

    RE: Tissue Boxes for Plastic Bags

    I do the same thing, except I use empty baby wipes containers! I even keep a container of bags on the back porch to empty the cat litter in. (03/31/2008)

    By Linda in Alabama

    RE: Tissue Boxes for Plastic Bags

    I used a tissue box once as a gift box. Cut the top of the box partially open, placed the shirt inside and taped the box top back down. Wrapped the gift as usual. When the recipient opened the giftwrap they thought they'd rec'd a box of tissues, till I explained, "no, there's something inside."They liked my gift as well as my unique gift box. (04/05/2008)

    By badwater

    RE: Tissue Boxes for Plastic Bags

    I reuse them also. I use them for storing used bread bags that I reuse for food storage. I also use them for rags. I roll the rags onto each other, this way I can grab one at a time. (I use these instead of paper towels.)

    Trish in CT (04/07/2008)

    By GirlNumber5

    RE: Tissue Boxes for Plastic Bags

    This is one of my favorite ideas. My mother has been using these for years. I think she has one in every room, go figure. Now that my cute blue Ikea bag holder has bitten the dust, I guess I'm stuffing my pretty Kleenex boxes now. (06/04/2008)

    By alcorn1871

    RE: Tissue Boxes for Plastic Bags

    I use empty tissue boxes to store used dryer sheets that can be used again. Once a dryer sheet is no longer good to use in the dryer, I use it to clean out the lint filter. Saves the tips of the fingers and is disposable. (09/24/2008)

    By Margaret

    RE: Tissue Boxes for Plastic Bags

    What a great idea! That is a lot better than what I currently use. (a grocery bag to hold all the other rolled up grocery bags!) I will happily use your idea now! Thanks! (12/28/2008)

    By VTMama

    Archive: Tissue Boxes for Plastic Bags


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    My daughter taught me this one. Fill an empty tissue box with the plastic carry bags you get that hold groceries. You can pull them out one by one. Nowdays, the tissue boxes come so that they match any room.

    By Sally M from Buffalo, NY

    Archive: Tissue Boxes for Plastic Bags

    Don't throw away those empty tissue boxes, instead, store plastic grocery bags in them; one in each bathroom, near baby changing stations, in garage. For the kitchen, I use an empty wine box, (the kind that comes in a bag in a box with a spout.) This is much neater than those fabric tubes on a string, that expand to the size of giant Kielbasa sausages.

    By Morenrg from Austin, Texas

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    RE: Tissue Boxes for Plastic Bags

    I have been doing this for years as well as finding plastic boxes that you put a tissue box into {one with a bottom on them} and they work great.

    I have cats and reuse the bags for cleaning the catbox and keep the plastic ones in the bathroom near the box! (10/05/2009)

    By wolfbytez

    RE: Tissue Boxes for Plastic Bags

    What a great tip! I save all my grocery bags, but I have been putting them in another bag and that takes up a lot of room. I will be saving my tissue boxes to put them in from now on. Thanks! (10/09/2009)

    By sameoleme

    RE: Tissue Boxes for Plastic Bags

    Great idea! If you have lots of bags and just want to store them you can also use the empty 12 can box that pop comes in. They have the hole(you know the one you put your hand thru) or you can just fill from the side.They also stack well. I have lots of bags :). (10/24/2009)

    By caeridwen

    Archive: Kleenex box stuffed with plastic bags


    I keep an empty facial tissue box in my desk drawer at work, (the pop-up kind of box), stuffed with empty plastic grocery bags. It holds about 10 or more bags. It comes in handy when you need a bag to carry something home in, or if someone else needs a bag. You can also keep a box of bags anywhere you think you may need to keep the bags handy, such as in your car, your garage, your basement, or hall closet.

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    RE: Kleenex box stuffed with plastic bags

    Good tip. Just hope no one reaches in there thinking they will pull out a Kleenex. (05/19/2009)

    By Anonymous

    Archive: Use Empty Tissue Boxes for Small Trash Can

    Don't throw empty tissue boxes away right away. They can have a second life as perfect little trash cans for vanity table or bathroom! Having one where you do your makeup makes it so much easier to throw used cotton swabs, eyeliner shavings, etc. neatly away. This is how I use them, but they could probably be used in crafts, too. When it's full, you can just throw it away.

    By Paula from San Francisco, CA

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    RE: Use Empty Tissue Boxes for Small Trash Can

    I use them as trash cans in my minivan! They just fit between the two front seats and are great for getting rid of used tissues, gum wrappers, and other trash. (05/14/2009)

    By PamWh

    RE: Use Empty Tissue Boxes for Small Trash Can

    I use one to hold plastic grocery bags. It holds quite a few very neatly and then you just pull one out at a time from the top. (05/14/2009)

    By Debbie52

    RE: Use Empty Tissue Boxes for Small Trash Can

    What great ideas! I'm definitely going to put one near my bathroom sinks. And I'll also stick my plastic bags in another one! (05/14/2009)

    By Cricketnc

    RE: Use Empty Tissue Boxes for Small Trash Can

    I keep one on my dryer for lint and what not. (08/18/2009)

    By keeper60

    RE: Use Empty Tissue Boxes for Small Trash Can

    You are so right. I keep one in my kitchen to put can lids and paper seals in. I was thinking of submitting the tip but you beat me to it. Good going. (08/18/2009)

    By irisbird

    RE: Use Empty Tissue Boxes for Small Trash Can

    Great idea! Some of us are always thinking! (08/18/2009)

    By Pam in Beeton

    RE: Use Empty Tissue Boxes for Small Trash Can

    I long have used these little boxes. After shopping, I put my sales receipts into one. I got tired of seeing little pieces of paper all over my desk. I am an author who writes different types of books. I can mark the future book name on a tissue box and place my notes inside and forget it until I am ready to write. Dr Robert E McGinnis (08/18/2009)

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    RE: Use Empty Tissue Boxes for Small Trash Can

    Normally I break it down, remove plastic, and recycle. I put one on my dashboard and cut a small opening. Put a radar detector in it so it just looks like tissue. (08/18/2009)

    By lynnsmskitty

    RE: Use Empty Tissue Boxes for Small Trash Can

    I have small trash cans nearby; I recycle the tissue boxes, as they're cardboard. (08/19/2009)

    By abcs

    Archive: Use Empty Kleenex Box For Dryer Lint

    Whenever I had to clean out the lint from my dryer it would get everywhere (darn dust!). I didn't want to haul the lint from my laundry room (very small) all the way across the house to the kitchen trash, so I had a little bucket on top of my dryer and stuck it in there instead, but the dust still got everywhere. Then my son brought me an empty tissue box asking "mom where do i put this!"; (This is a usual question in our house it seems "where does one put trash?"). Then it dawned on me. I can use this for the lint from my dryer!

    This works like a charm! Since it has the little plastic "trap door" on top of the box, the lint doesn't escape! When it's full, I just throw it out and use the next box. And another great thing is since it sort of has a lid and you can push it all down without it trying to pop out, you can cram a lot in that little box! I love my little lint trash cans! And I'm recycling!

    Also. Tissue boxes work great for storing plastic bags. Just get all the air out and roll them up and you can cram so many plastic bags into your little box!

    By Katja from Katy, TX

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    RE: Use Empty Kleenex Box For Dryer Lint

    What a Great Idea! (08/18/2008)

    By beht

    RE: Use Empty Kleenex Box For Dryer Lint

    Yes, I keep an empty Kleenex box (one of the long ones) on my headboard to keep my "nighttime" stuff in... My face and hand cream and any jewelry I take off and of course my favorite crochet hook, etc, etc ... You'd be surprised how handy these little boxes can be!

    You can also take the lint and throw it outside... The birds absolutely love it to make their nests with! (08/18/2008)

    By Cyinda

    RE: Use Empty Kleenex Box For Dryer Lint

    Thanks Katya, i this is a great idea!! I keep an empty kleenex box in the pantry and stuff all the receipts in for one month at a time. You can write on the outside to keep track of month and year and they are much nicer to look at when stored in your closet or office. Natalie from SK, Canada (08/25/2008)

    By Nallorey

    RE: Use Empty Kleenex Box For Dryer Lint

    Don't trash that dryer lint! Birds love it for their nest,, and it is great to start a fire with in the burn barrell, BBQ grill, and fireplace. (09/02/2008)

    By mom-from-missouri

    What to do with boxes full of dryer lint: Firestarters!

    You need:

    Wax-covered paper milk cartons -- smaller sizes, like half-pints, work best. Old, broken cotton shoelaces. Tiny broken crayon tips, un-usable ends of candles, and any other scrap wax. A bunch of dryer lint, or wood shavings from a pencil sharpener. A fireplace at home, a camp stove in the back yard, or a camping trip coming up

    Directions:

    Put a shoelace into the milk carton, making sure a little bit sticks out (the cotton end, not the end with the plastic wrapped around it). Put in a little dryer lint, too. Melt your wax and pour it into the milk cartons. Again, it doesn't really matter how much; just leave some shoelace sticking out. Let it cool and harden. You can remove the wax milk carton or leave it on, it really doesn't matter. Whenever you need to start a fire, just put one of these down and then pile your wood over it, leaving enough room for air to circulate. Voila -- you'll have a fire going in no time, without the use of any harsh firestarting chemicals. (12/30/2008)

    By Chayil

    RE: Use Empty Kleenex Box For Dryer Lint

    Great idea. I use an empty coffee can with a hole cut in the lid. The dryer sheets help to get the lint off of the filter in the dryer. I put them both in the can. When it's time to empty, just remove the lid and empty. (09/03/2009)

    By dragonflysue

    Archive: Use Tissue Box To Store Plastic Bags

    I have been using Kleenex boxes to hold reusable plastic bags for years. Hold the bag at one end, then run your hand down it and fold like an accordion, back and forth. You can fit several in a box. The ones with plastic strips on top work best and the pure cardboard for the large bags.

    Not only that but, check this out, take the Kleenex box to the grocery store like Basha's, etc. They are compact and you get .05 cents off for each bag you reuse. Kinda cool.

    By Pamela from Sun Lakes, AZ

    Archive: Use Empty Kleenex Box For Dryer Lint

    One way I reuse those empty, small tissue boxes (with the plastic over the hole in the top) is to fill it with dryer lint as I do laundry. It keeps the lint contained, holds a LOT of lint, and can be tossed when full.

    By Jan from Gainesville, GA

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    RE: Use Empty Kleenex Box For Dryer Lint

    I always use an empty tissue box for dryer lint but do not toss them when full. They make the perfect fire starter for our wood burning stove in the winter. (07/22/2010)

    By MaggieGrace

    RE: Use Empty Kleenex Box For Dryer Lint

    Or put lint in an empty toilet paper/paper towel cardboard tube and use for fire starters. (07/23/2010)

    By ilonacr

    RE: Use Empty Kleenex Box For Dryer Lint

    Dryer lint is compostable. Another use is to pull it into smaller bits and put it out where you see birds gather or feed in your yard. They take bits back to help feather their nests. Anything to keep it out of the landfill. (07/24/2010)

    By Katie-Lou

    RE: Use Empty Kleenex Box For Dryer Lint

    Birds also like the hair that you pull from your hair brush. I used to stand in the back yard and clean my hair brushes. Just toss it out there and birds will find it. It doesn't look all cluttery either. (07/26/2010)

    By MartyD

    Archive: Make Supply Boxes from Tissue Boxes

    Make nice catch-all boxes for craft supplies, toiletries, or other objects from empty tissue boxes. Use tissue boxes with nice colors or designs and that have the words on the bottom. From the center hole, cut a line to each corner, glue underside with craft glue or glue-all, and press into box. You may have to hold down for a couple of minutes.

    By Cher from Oxford, ME

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    RE: Make Supply Boxes from Tissue Boxes

    Great idea, especially for kids craft storage. They could glue their own pictures on it to call it their own. (08/11/2010)

    By paulajeromeg

    RE: Make Supply Boxes from Tissue Boxes

    Great idea! Maybe you could hold down the freshly glued flaps with long chip clips. (08/11/2010)

    By yoder178

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