Reuse Styrofoam

Styrofoam peanuts are great filler for re-potting plants. Use Styrofoam meat trays to trace out your switch plate and use as insulation. Use cookie cutters to make weather resistant decorations.

Styrofoam! I re-use all I can. When drying starched items (ie: ornaments), I cover a strip of Styrofoam with plastic wrap, stretch to form and pin to place.

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Use Styrofoam anywhere you can and it won't reach our landfills. It's not to late to do something to recycle, all we can. Things I can't use, I trade with my friends.

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May 15, 20080 found this helpful

I've found the styrofoam trays to be very useful. I wash out the deeper ones and keep them handy for putting vegie peels in for my compost bin. They're also good for organizing craft supplies. I save and use all sizes for paint trays. Since they can't be recycled where I live, at least they're getting used before being thrown out.

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