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Green living tips and solutions to help save money by reusing items.
Other Uses for Easter Grass
This is a guide about other uses for Easter grass. You can use leftover or sale Easter grass in other creative ways.
Using Lemon Juice Containers as an Ice Pack
The small lemon shaped plastic juice containers can be reused for a small ice pack. This is a guide about using lemon juice containers as an ice pack.
Uses for Plastic Grocery Bags
This is a guide about uses for plastic grocery bags. Reusing plastic grocery bags is a great way to help the environment and reduce trash in the landfills. There are many ways you can reuse these bags that can help save you money.
Playing With Packing Foam
I am always looking for inexpensive things for my son to play with. My stepdad has a bunch of pieces of packing foam at his house and my son loves to play with it. It is fairly rigid foam and works really well for building. This is the fire station and parking garage that we built for his cars.
Using Tablecloths for Fabric
You can often get tablecloths at yard sales and thrift stores inexpensively. Even if they are worn or stained there is often some salvageable fabric to be gotten from them for other projects. This is a guide about using tablecloths for fabric.
Uses for Bubble Wrap
Bubble wrap is used to protect the contents of many packages shipped to our homes. Don't throw it away; it can be reused. This is a guide about uses for bubble wrap.
How To Recycle Paper
This video about making your own recycled paper is a wonderful DIY project that anyone can do at home.
DIY Recycled Magazine Organizer
This video gives great detailed instructions on how to make stylish and functional magazine organizer.
Making the Most of Your Scented Candles
This video shows you some great ideas about what to do with leftover candle wax.
This video gives a detailed overview on how to make a neat kaleidoscope from an old CD jewel case.
Making a Halter Top From a T-shirt
This video shows a simple innovative idea to re-purpose a t-shirts into a cute halter top.
Reuse Your Old Glass Candle Jars
This video shows you how to clean out your old candle jars so they can be repurposed for storage of things around the home.
Stopper for Missing Cap to Kettle
This might never apply to you but it sure has helped me. I found a free tea kettle in our donation station. But, it's handle was damaged and the stopper with the little hole in it was missing. You think that is why they gave it away?
Air Cushion Packaging as Bath Pillow
I'm not known to pop and trash air cushion packaging when I receive a large package in the post. I take them as they are, full of air, and use them as pillows in the bathtub. I place them behind my neck and head as a waterproof pillow. I love that it's free!
Uses for Ceramic Crockpot Liners
There are many suggestions on this page for ways to use the ceramic liner from ad old defunct crockpot. This is a guide about uses for ceramic crockpot liners.
Reusing Cleaner Spray Bottles
Cleaner spray bottles may be reused if they can be thoroughly cleaned and are appropriate for the new liquid you use them for. This is a guide about reusing cleaner spray bottles.
Reusing Wine Carafes as Pitchers
Wine bottles have different shapes and sizes. The bottle itself looks elegant, and it's not that easy to put it in the trash. So I came up with the idea to reuse it as a pitcher, not just for water but also juices or any drinks you like.
Uses for Old Boots
This is a guide about uses for old boots. There are a variety of creative ways to keep old boots out of the landfill.
Uses for Small Folger's Coffee Jars
I am so glad I finally found ThriftyFun again. I need your suggestions for things I can do with Folger's Instant Coffee jars. I have a lot of small ones, they are so cute. I hate to just keep collecting them in a plastic bag.
Use For Inflated Plastic Packing Material
I recently bought another computer. It shipped in a very strong inflated plastic 'pouch' about the size of a standard pillow. It is so strong, I can sit on it without it bursting.
Storing Plastic Bags in a Tissue Box
I love the idea. Is there a secial way to fold them so that they come out of the box easier (like tissue)?
Repurposing a Piano
I am in the process of turning an old piano into a desk. I am down to the harp. How do I get it out without destroying the frame?
Repurposing 50 Gallon Plastic Barrels
What are some uses for 50 gallon blue plastic barrels?
Does anyone know of a place in southern California that will take used trophies to recycle?
Uses for Plastic Bottle Caps
Reusing File Folders
Using Leftover Candle Wax
Using Leftover Pieces of Soap
Uses for Empty Tissue Boxes
Reusing Cat Litter Buckets
Uses for Old Watches
Uses for Old Flannel Shirts
Uses for Carpet Padding
Uses for an Old Lamp
Uses for Old Sheets
Uses for Disinfectant Wipe Containers
Uses for Cassette Tape Holders
Uses for Register Tape Spools
Uses for an Old Birdbath
Uses for Old Garden Hose
Uses for Old Tires
Using a Birdbath as a Planter
Uses for Air Filled Packing Bags
Uses for Shoulder Pads
Reusing Plastic Coffee Cans
Uses for Old Encyclopedias
Uses for Potato Chip Bags
Toilet Paper Tube Seedling Pots
Ideas for Using Stand from a Bird Bath
Reusing Laundry Detergent Bottles
Uses for Racks and Bins from Old Refrigerators
Saving Money on Quilt Batting
Reusing Mesh Produce Bags
Uses for Shoe Boxes
Uses for Plastic Protein Powder Jugs
Uses for Zippered Sheet, Blanket and Comforter Bags
Uses for Creamer Bottles
Uses for Spray Bottles With Hose Connectors
Uses for CDs
Uses for Coffee Grounds
Reusing a Broken Fan
Uses for Old Toilets
Finding Empty Wine Bottles
Uses for Old Silverware
Use Lipstick Cap as Thimble
Uses for Old Calendars
Outdoor Ashtray From Popcorn Tin
Reusing Candle Jars
Uses for Cigarette Ash
Uses for Old Towels
Reusing Dryer Sheets
Uses for Old Pianos
Uses for an Old Sewing Machine Cabinet
Reusing a Mattress Pad
Recycling a Vinyl Pool
Uses for Old T-Shirts
Uses for a Microwave Glass Plate
Uses for Tuna Cans
Reusing Spice Bottles
Reuse Glass Candle Holders As Glasses
Uses for Prescription Bottles
Uses for Milk Crates
Reusing Air Cleaner Filters
Uses for Metal Coffee Cans
Uses for Old or Unwanted Lipstick
Reusing Rubber Spatulas
Recycling Ideas for Discarded Hotel Linens
Uses for Milk Jugs
Uses for Plastic Packaging
Reusing Pet Food Bags
Reusing Glass Jars
Uses for Plastic Pop Bottles
Uses for Pencil Stubs
Uses for Styrofoam Meat Trays
Reusing Tin Cans
Uses for Carpet Samples
Uses for Plastic Lids
Uses for an Old Lava Lamp
Uses for Old Sweatshirts
Uses for Coffee Mugs
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