Uses for Plastic Bottle CapsWater and soda bottle caps can be difficult, if not impossible to recycle. Finding other uses for plastic bottle caps helps prevent them from ending up in the landfill. This is a page about uses for plastic pop bottle caps.
Uses for Old EncyclopediasOutdated encyclopedias are not necessarily worthless, get creative and repurpose or craft something using these sturdy books. This page contains uses for old encyclopedias.
Reusing Laundry Detergent BottlesBefore throwing that sturdy detergent bottle into the trash, you can consider ways to use it for something else. This page is about reusing laundry detergent bottles.
Other Uses for Key Rings?What can I use key rings for, besides holding keys, of course? I've got loads of them in every size and I can't come up with anything to do with them. Any suggestions are appreciated. Thank you.
Uses for Carpet Padding?This is a page about uses for carpet padding. When you pull up your carpet or install new, you may have leftover padding.
Reusing StyrofoamThis is a page about reusing Styrofoam. Styrofoam is one of those manmade products that lasts forever in the landfill or ocean, so think about reusing it.
Uses for a Magazine RackThis is a page about uses for a magazine rack. That magazine rack that is no longer used, or even one from the thriftstore can be put to new uses.
Uses for Styrofoam Meat TraysThis is a page about uses for Styrofoam meat trays. Reusing Styrofoam packaging helps keep it out of the landfill. There are a variety of uses for the trays used for packing meat.
Reusing Mesh Produce BagsThis is a page about reusing mesh produce bags. Help the environment and save money by reusing your mesh produce bags.
Uses for Old SweatshirtsThis page contains uses for old sweatshirts. A sturdy cotton fabric that can be fashioned into other things.
Toilet Paper Tube Seedling PotsA great way to recycle toilet paper tubes is to use them as containers to start vegetable and flower seeds for garden plants. This is a page about toilet paper tube seedling pots.
Uses for Prescription BottlesOld prescription bottles can come in handy for sorting, storage and craft projects. The come in a variety of sizes and it's not hard to find a use for them around the house. This is a page about uses for prescription bottles.
Ideas for Repurposing BlanketsThis is a page about ideas for repurposing or reusing blankets and comforters. Many types of outdated or worn linens can be repurposed or reused for crafts and other household needs.
Using Leftover Pieces of SoapThis page is about using leftover pieces of soap. Before you throw away those soap bar slivers, consider ways that they can be used up.
Uses for Old Garden HoseBefore throwing away a leaky water hose, there are a number of ways it can be reused. This is a page about uses for old garden hose.
Reusing Plastic Coffee CansGround coffee can now be found in reusable plastic containers with a tight fitting lid and handle. They are perfect for storage and crafts. This is a page about reusing plastic coffee cans.
Uses for Creamer BottlesPlastic creamer bottles can be reused, for things like crafts, organizing, and storage. This is a page about uses for creamer bottles.
Uses for Laundry Detergent CapsThis is a page about uses for laundry detergent caps. When you finish a bottle of laundry detergent, consider saving the cap. Those durable plastic caps can be put to use in many different ways.
Uses for Old Watches?This is a page about uses for old watches. Old watches can be used in many ways even after they are no longer reliable timepieces.
Uses for an Old TVThis page contains uses for an old TV. Whether it is an old console or a newer television, there are ways to use, reuse or recycle it.
Uses for Soap DispensersThis is a page about uses for soap dispensers. Don't throw away your empty soap dispensers, even ceramic or glass ones with broken pumps can be reused in a number of useful or decorative ways.
Reusing EnvelopesThis is a page about reusing envelopes. We often have a stack of envelopes from bills and advertising; reuse them rather than discarding.
Uses for Plastic Newspaper BagsThis is a page about uses for plastic newspaper bags. Rather than toss the plastic bag your newspaper is delivered in, reuse it.
Uses for Altoid Candy or Mint TinsThis is a page about uses for Altoid candy or mint tins. Altoid tins beg to be reused for crafts or storage.
Repurposing Pillow ShamsThis is a page about repurposing pillow shams. If you don't use shams on your bed, there are lots of ways to get some use out of these fabric bags.
Uses for Old or Unwanted Lipstick?This is a page about uses for old or unwanted lipstick. Many of us have a collection of lipstick tubes rolling around in a drawer. Perhaps they are nearly empty or the color is unflattering.
Uses for Wire HangersThis page features great ideas for using your wire clothes hangers for something other than hanging your clothes. Don't throw those wire coat hangers in the trash!
Uses for Old TableclothsThis page is about uses for old tablecloths. Table coverings can be reused for crafts and other things.
Using Tires for a Rammed Earth ProjectThis is a page about using tires for rammed earth project. When tires are no longer safe on the roadways, they can be repurposed for a building project.
Reusing TinsThis is a page about reusing tins. If you have a lot of empty cookie or packaging tins lying about the house, consider reusing them.
Uses for Plastic Protein Powder Jugs?These large plastic containers can be repurposed in a wide variety of creative ways. This is a page about uses for plastic protein powder jugs.
Using Glass Punch Cups?I have about 100 glass punch cups. Any ideas (besides drinking punch) on what I can use them for? Any craft ideas?
Uses for Plastic JarsThis is a page about uses for plastic jars. So much of our food comes packaged in plastic jars. Rather than tossing them into the trash or even the recycle bin, consider reusing them.
Ideas for Recycling an Old Piano?Old pianos can often be found for cheap or free. Then the fun begins as you repurpose it into something uniquely yours. This page explores ideas for recycling anw old piano.
Repurposing Calendar PicturesWant some inexpensive picture frames for your decor, but don't want the expense? Save your calendars and select florals, scenes, etc. to accommodate your living decor.
Uses for Old CalendarsThis page contains uses for old calendars. Many times last year's calendar have pictures that you like.
Can I Reuse Cat Litter Containers for Food Storage?When the large hard plastic container of Tidy Cat litter is empty, is it safe to place food or water for humans in it?
Using Leftover Candle WaxMelted wax from the very end of candles can be repurposed in many ways. Find ways to use your leftover candle wax or share your own ideas here.
Crafts Using Oatmeal Containers?This page is about crafts using oatmeal containers. Cardboard oatmeal cylinders can be useful for a variety of crafts and projects.
Uses for Yogurt ContainersThis is a page about uses for yogurt containers. The number of empty yogurt containers you put into recycling can really add up, especially if you have children. However, these small handy containers have a myriad of uses other than holding yogurt.
Reuse Glass Candle Holders As GlassesI found that once a candle, for example, Glade, has been used and there is the left over amount of wax in the glass, that they can be used as nice drinking glasses for orange juice or even that evening mixed drink with ice.
Reusing Pet Food BagsThis is a page about reusing pet food bags.Pet food bags can be reused in a variety of ways including crafts.
Uses for Parmesan Cheese ContainersThis is a page about uses for Parmesan cheese containers. Give your cheese containers a second chance at life.
Uses for Formula CansThis page is about uses for formula cans. Reusing these baby food containers can be helpful for a variety of crafts and things.
Uses for Margarine Tubs?This is a page about uses for margarine tubs. Rather than throw them in the trash, consider the many ways you can reuse margarine tubs.
Removing Prescription Bottle LabelsPrescription bottles are handy to use for storing small items but it is desirable to remove the labels first. This is a page about removing prescription bottle labels.
Reusing a Mattress Pad?I use mattress pads that are no longer usable for beds to make baby changing pads, bibs, stroller blankets, etc. There are many other uses, I am sure, but I sew for our less fortunate and young girls that have had babies.
Uses for Non-working Freezers?This is a page about uses for non-working freezers. If you have an old freezer that isn't working, you may be able to keep it out of the landfill by repurposing it.
Donating Wire HangersThis is a page about donating wire hangers. Clothes taken to the cleaners are returned on wire hangers. If you have a stash of them that you can't find a use for consider donating them.
Uses for Tuna Cans?This is a page about uses for tuna cans. Small cans, such as tuna cans have many uses including crafts and other household projects.
Uses for Shredded PaperThis is a page about uses for shredded paper. Whether it's from shredding papers or from packaging material in something you received, shredded paper can take up quite a volume of space. There are plenty of other uses for all that paper though.
Uses for Popcorn TinsThis page contains uses for popcorn tins. Once you have finished eating the tasty popcorn in one of the decorative tins, repurpose it.
Uses for Old BootsThis is a page about uses for old boots. There are a variety of creative ways to keep old boots out of the landfill.
Saving Money on Quilt BattingThis page is about saving money on quilt batting. New batting for your quilting project can be expensive.
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 page about uses for ceramic crockpot liners.
Uses for Air Filled Packing BagsThis is a page about uses for air filled packing bags. Many items today are shipped with air filled bags as packing material. Rather than discarding these bags get creative and reuse or repurpose them.
Uses for Old LampshadesThis is a page about uses for old lampshades. Stained or dented lampshades can be given new life if reused.
Reusing Honey Bear ContainersThose cute little bear shaped honey containers beg to be reused for crafts and other foods. This is a page about reusing honey bear containers.
Uses for Empty Tissue BoxesThis page is about uses for empty tissue boxes. Before discarding that kleenex box you may want to consider some of these ideas.
Uses for Plastic LidsThis is a page about uses for plastic lids. Plastic food storage lids come in all shapes and sizes. Rather than throwing them away, find a way to use them around the house.
Using Tablecloths for FabricYou 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 page about using tablecloths for fabric.
Uses for Old TowelsThis is a page about reusing towels. Just because your old towels have reached the end of their life in the kitchen or bath, does not mean you can't reuse them in new ways.
Reusing Greeting Cards as PostcardsGive sentimental or funny greeting cards a longer life by sharing them a second time. This page explains how easy it is to reuse greeting cards as postcards.
Uses for DVD Media CasesThis page is about uses for DVD media cases. You can end up with extra DVD cases when you have an alternate storage method.
Uses for Disinfectant Wipe ContainersThis page is about uses for disinfectant wipe containers. These plastic containers can be reused in a variety of ways.
Uses for Shoe BoxesThis is a page about uses for shoe boxes. Save money and reuse your empty shoe boxes, there are so many ways you can.
Uses for Old TrophiesOld trophies are often collectible and parts of old trophies can make great additions to craft projects. This is a page about uses for old trophies.
Uses for Shower CurtainsThis is a page about uses for shower curtains. Shower curtains, whether old or new, can be repurposed for other uses around your home.
Reusing Aluminum PansThis page is about reusing aluminum pans. Before throwing these pans in the recycle bin, there may be a way you can use them.
Reusing Pump BottlesThis page is about reusing pump bottles. Once the lotion or liquid soap is gone, these hand pump containers can be reused to dispense a variety of liquids.
Reusing Plastic Snack CupsThis is a page about reusing plastic snack cups. Finding another use for containers that can just end up in the recycle or even refuse bin, can save you money and help our environment.
Uses for Healthy Choice Meal ContainersThis page is about uses for Healthy Choice meal containers. Finding uses for plastic microwave trays is thrifty and keeps them out of the landfill.
Reusing Food ContainersThis is a page about reusing food containers. There are many plastic and glass containers that can be used more than once.
Uses for a Microwave Glass PlateThis is a page about uses for a microwave glass plate. Don't throw the glass plate from your microwave away when you discard the oven.
Uses for Old TiresThis page contains uses for old tires. Finding creative ways to use worn out tires can save them from the landfill.
Reusing Glass JarsThis is a page about reusing glass jars. Instead of recycling or throwing out your glass jars, find another function for them. From storage to decorating, glass jars have many different ways of being reused.
Uses for Cigarette Ash?This is a page about uses for cigarette ash. Ash from cigarettes can be used for some cleaning jobs, as well as other household tasks.
Finding Empty Wine Bottles?Wine bottles have been used in crafts and other projects for years. Finding a source for the empty bottles can be a bit of a challenge at times. This is a page about finding empty wine bottles.
Reusing An Eyeglasses CaseThis is a page about reusing an eyeglasses case. Eyeglasses cases can find a second life by using them in creative new ways.
Uses for Plastic Trash BinsThis is a page about uses for plastic trash bins. Trash bins whether new or recycled can be put to a variety of uses in addition to their original purpose.
Uses for Zippered Sheet, Blanket and Comforter BagsThis page is about uses for zippered sheet, blanket and comforter bags. There are many ways to reuse these clear bags for storage.
Uses for Plastic Mint ContainersIn our search to find ways to reuse plastic containers, here is an example of uses for mint containers. This is a page about uses for plastic mint containers.
Uses for Mesh Orange BagsThis page is about uses for mesh orange bags. Recycle your mesh bags in a variety of useful ways.
Uses for Lay's Stax CansThis is a page about uses for Lay's Stax cans. Plastic Lay's Stax cans can be reused or recycled in several ways, rather than being added to the landfill.
Reusing ClothingThis is a page about reusing clothing. Don't throw away your worn out and out of style clothing, reuse it.
Uses for an Old MailboxThis page contains uses for an old mailbox. These sturdy metal or plastic boxes can be repurposed in a variety of ways.
Reusable Cotton Menstrual PadsBased on a woman beginning to menstruate at the age of twelve and continuing to menstruate until she's 57 (that's 45 years of cycles), one could spend up to $10,000 on disposable pads.
Uses for Cardboard Wrapping Paper TubesThis page is about uses for cardboard wrapping tubes. These leftover tubes can be used in crafts, for storage and in other ways.
Use a Hair Dryer for Removing Jar LabelsSome adhesives used to glue labels to bottles are heat sensitive. Warming the label up with a hair dryer may help you remove labels attached with this type of glue. This is a page about use a hair dryer for removing jar labels.
Reusing PaperThis is a page about reusing paper. You can help cut waste significantly by finding ways to reuse paper in your home or office.
Uses for Coffee FiltersThis is a page about uses for coffee filters. There are so many uses for coffee filters besides making coffee. They are great for cleaning, crafts, and organizing items just to name a few.
Uses for Silica PacketsThis is a page about uses for silica packets. Rather than throw out those little silica packets that you get in such things as vitamin bottles and and new shoes, reuse them.
Reusing 3-Ring BindersThis page is about reusing 3-ring binders. You can end up with worn binders that you don't want to send to the landfill.
Reusing Candle JarsThis is a page about reusing candle jars. Once the candle is burned down, the jar that it came in can be used for a variety of things around the home.
Homemade Sanitary PadsUsing reusable cloth menstrual pads instead of disposable ones is better for the environment and your pocketbook. This is a page about homemade sanitary pads.
Uses for Toilet Paper TubesThis is a page about uses for toilet paper tubes. In addition to many craft projects there are other opportunities where you can reuse toilet paper tubes.
Uses for Shower Curtain RingsThis is a page about uses for shower curtain rings. Don't throw away your old or extra shower curtain rings.
Use Soda Tabs to Hang ItemsThe aluminum tabs from soda cans can be used to hang lightweight wall hangings. A great recycling idea. This is a page about using soda tab tops to hang items.
Uses for Milk JugsPlastic milk containers can be reused for a variety of things around the home and garden. This is a page about uses for milk jugs.
Uses for Mardi Gras BeadsMardi Gras is a traditional pre-lent celebration held in New Orleans and other locations. The fun has spread to other areas with the characteristic "throws" or beads easily obtained. This is a page about uses for Mardi gras beads.
Uses for Shoulder PadsThis page is about uses for shoulder pads. Shoulder pads go in and out of style, but your garment is often still wearable.
Uses for a Broken Crock Pot?The pot is worthless to cook with, but that huge nice pot is too good to trash. What would you do with it? I am not in any way a hoarder, but that pot seems to have life left.
Re-label Vitamin ContainersI purchase vitamins in bulk because you save a lot more money and can spilt them among family members or friends (who use the same vitamins). Temporarily I placed my vitamins in a Ziploc. Now, that I have an empty vitamin container - it is extremely simple and easy to re-label any vitamin container or container with adhesive.
Repurpose Spent Water Filter CartridgesWater filters contain activated charcoal and after mine expire I cut open the cartridge (CAREFULLY with a steak knife) and pour the contents into my cats' litter box to reduce odor. I could also use it in my chicken coop for the same reason.
DIY Paper Towel Sheet Saver Using a Tissue BoxThis is a way to make your paper towel rolls last longer. Simply cut each sheet in half and place them into an empty tissue box.
Folding Plastic Grocery BagsIn 1987, when I first started picking up roadside litter, I asked my friend to save me her Wal-mart bags. She brought them to me in a Wal-Mart bag and all of them were neatly folded. This is where I got the idea of folding my bags. Using these bags, I would stuff my pockets with over 20 bags and walk a mile and pick up the litter, filling the bags as I walked. I never ran out of bags.
Toothbrush Holder for Desk SuppliesWe had a few of these toothbrush holders laying around. I was planning on donating them to Goodwill, but in my hunt for something to hold desk supplies I realized that these would be perfect. I am able to separate different items, making it easy to grab just what I want.
Using Toy Catalog Pages as Gift WrapWhen it comes to wrapping presents/gifts, I try to recycle what I have before purchasing anything unnecessary. Don't throw away all those holiday toy catalogs you receive in the mail. I was able to recycle and wrap a couple of gifts with the Target catalog!
Making a Halter Top From a T-shirtThis video shows a simple innovative idea to re-purpose a t-shirts into a cute halter top.
How to Make a Recycled Lid Push-along ToyHere is an easy craft you can do with your kids, and they can play with it afterward!
Reuse Your Old Glass Candle JarsThis video shows you how to clean out your old candle jars so they can be repurposed for storage of things around the home.
Recycled KaleidoscopeThis video gives a detailed overview on how to make a neat kaleidoscope from an old CD jewel case.
DIY Recycled Magazine OrganizerThis video gives great detailed instructions on how to make stylish and functional magazine organizer.
Making the Most of Your Scented CandlesThis video shows you some great ideas about what to do with leftover candle wax.
New Uses for Old Hair ClipsI recently went short on my hair. At 65, it was time. So that left me with some clips I no longer needed. I usually donate them but before I did, I thought of some ways to use them for things other than hair.
Recycled Vinegar Bottle as VaseMore and more foods seem to come in plastic containers or wrapping, but I noticed that our recently empty vinegar bottle was a lovely shape and made out of glass.
Juice Containers to Fill Empty Freezer SpaceWe drink cranberry juice. To fill in the empty spaces and build up the bottom of our chest freezer, I freeze water in the 64 ounce cranberry juice containers. They lay flat and fit perfectly between the dividers. This helps to keep the freezer full.
Using Sturdy Head Bands Instead of Rubber BandsI can't afford good rubber bands. And if I had a nickel for every time the ones I had broke just when I needed them . . .
Orange Juice Bottle VaseHere is a way to repurpose an orange juice bottle into a vase and bouquet holder. Cut the top of the bottle off about 4 inches or so depending on the size of the bottle. Once cut turn it around life a funnel and insert the flower stems as indicated. It helps the flowers spread out while still being held firmly. Place flowers on top of the vase and enjoy their fragrance ! :)
Reusing an Upright Tissue HolderI know I have submitted a tip before about using a flat holder and a plastic canvas holder for other things, but this one is cool, too.
Uses for Old Toothbrushes?What are some uses for old toothbrushes? I have saved all my used one for years and they have all been put through the dishwasher so they are clean. I hate to just throw them away. There must be something they can be used for besides cleaning the grout between my tiles.
Uses for Pill Bottles?Any suggestions what to do with pill bottles? Crafts? Donation to organizations?
Best Paste for Refilling Glue Sticks?What paste do you recommend using? I did a google search, but I'm not sure which brand of paste would work best for this?
Removing the Bottom of a Food Can?How do I remove the bottom of a food can?
Getting Empty Wine Bottles?I live in the Rochester N.Y. area. Does anyone know where I can get empty wine bottles?
Dimensions of a Plastic Coffee Can?I've been looking at the Folger's coffee container hacks, and they're great.