Recycling Old TrophiesYou can recycle those old, unwanted, dusty trophies cluttering up your closet. This is a page about recycling old trophies.
Uses for Metal Coffee CansThese containers can be used for storing things and a variety of crafts. This page is about uses for metal coffee cans.
Recycling Used Cat LitterWhile there are widely differing opinions regarding the recycling of used cat litter, some pet owners have found some acceptable methods. This is a page about recycling used cat litter.
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.
Locating Free TiresSave old tires from the landfill by putting them to a variety of uses around the home and yard. This is a page about locating free tires.
Selling Pop TabsThis is a page about selling pop tabs. Aluminum pop tabs may have some monetary value if you find a crafter or recycling center that will buy them.
Getting Rid of Old TVsThis is a page about getting rid of old TVs. TVs contain materials that are harmful to the environment and need to be disposed of properly. It can be difficult and expensive to get rid of them.
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.
Saving Money on Packing MaterialsThis page is about saving money on packing materials. Safely packing the items you want to send or move, doesn't have to cost you anything.
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.
Recycling Prescription BottlesIf you or a family member takes medication on a regular basis, empty prescription bottles can add up quickly. Make sure they don't end up in the landfill by recycling the bottles. This is a page about recycling prescription bottles.
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.
Saving Money on Quilt BattingThis page is about saving money on quilt batting. New batting for your quilting project can be expensive.
Disposing of Old TiresThis page is about disposing of old tires. Finding a way to get rid of old tires where they can be useful and without having to pay, is the best.
Reusing EnvelopesThis is a page about reusing envelopes. We often have a stack of envelopes from bills and advertising; reuse them rather than discarding.
Making a Footstool from Juice CansThis page is about making a footstool from juice cans. An interesting way to recycle tin cans is to make furniture.
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.
Rain Barrels for Practically FreeBy asking around at various businesses you may be able to find suitable plastic barrels to make your own rain barrels for little or no cost. This is a page about rain barrels for practically free.
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 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.
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.
Uses for Old Washer Drum TubsThis is a page about uses for old washer drum tubs. When your clothes washing machine is not worth repairing, there may be another use for the tub.
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.
Uses for Old or Unwanted LipstickThis 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.
Disposing of Lamp Oil ProperlyThe type of oil used in your lamp and the local recycling and waste regulations will help determine the best way to dispose of the oil. This is a page about disposing of lamp oil properly.
Uses for Magnetic TapeThis page contains uses for magnetic tapes. While most video, music, and computer backup tapes are rarely used any more, there are ways to repurpose this material.
Abandoned Duck NestSometimes you may find what appears to be an abandoned duck nest. This is a page about an abandoned duck nest.
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.
Recycling StyrofoamThis is a page about recycling Styrofoam. While many municipalities do not allow Styrofoam containers, peanuts, or blocks in the curbside recycling bins it can often be recycled elsewhere.
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.
Finding Empty Wine BottlesWine 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.
Uses for Plastic Grocery BagsThis is a page 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.
Uses for Old WatchesThis is a page about uses for old watches. Old watches can be used in many ways even after they are no longer reliable timepieces.
Moving a Pigeon EggSometimes birds will choose a nesting site that is dangerous for their eggs or simply in the wrong spot around your home. Some research can help to successfully move the nest and egg(s) and prevent similar nesting in the future. This page offers some helpful suggestions for moving a pigeon egg.
Uses for an Old Golf BagThis is a page about uses for an old golf bag. No longer golf, or maybe you found a great bargain at a yard sale for an empty golf bag.
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.
Current Price for Recycling Can TabsUnless you have thousands of them, can tabs have very little value. If you have enough tabs they can be sold by weight for their value as aluminum. This is a page about price for recycling can tabs.
Uses for Fishing LineThis page contains uses for fishing line. A sturdy plastic string that can be helpful for a variety of things.
Reusing Spice BottlesThis page is about reusing spice bottles. The small jars that spices are sold in can be repurposed for a variety of things.
Reusing File FoldersThis is a page about reusing file folders. Don't throw away your used file folders; there are many fun and practical ways to recycle and reuse them.
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.
Recycling a MotorhomeThis is a page about recycling motorhome. If you have an old motorhome that you want to get rid of, you can make some money by scrapping it. Give your local salvage yard a call, for more information.
Reusing Cleaner Spray BottlesCleaner 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 page about reusing cleaner spray bottles.
Urbanite (Recycled Concrete) Craft ProjectsThis is a page about urbanite (recycled concrete) craft projects. Recycled concrete from sidewalks and other sources, also known as urbanite, can be reused in a number of ways, including garden wall building.
Recycling TipsThis is a page about recycling tips. Recycling is an important step that we all need to take in order to keep our planet healthy and clean. Making recycling easy and even fun will make your efforts even more effective.
Making Replacement Pads for a SwifferThis is a page about making replacement pads for a Swiffer. You can make these pads; even wash and reuse them to save you money on buying the disposable ones.
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 Parmesan Cheese ContainersThis is a page about uses for Parmesan cheese containers. Give your cheese containers a second chance at life.
Recycling Political Campaign SignsOnce the election is over there are ways to reuse the signs. This page is about recycling political campaign signs.
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.
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.
Uses for Old SweatshirtsThis page contains uses for old sweatshirts. A sturdy cotton fabric that can be fashioned into other things.
Uses for Old CalendarsThis page contains uses for old calendars. Many times last year's calendar have pictures that you like.
Moving Duck EggsWhether they are your pets or just a nest of eggs that need to be moved, moving duck eggs can be a tricky endeavor, but it can be done. This page is about moving duck eggs.
Ideas for Using Stand from a Bird BathThe neighbor's cat knocked the bowl off of my bird bath and broke it in two. Any ideas for the stand that is left?
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 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.
Homemade Rubber BandsThis page is about homemade rubber bands. There are a number of things you can reuse to make your own rubber bands.
Reusing Packing MaterialsThis page is about reusing packing materials. Bubble wrap, foam peanuts, and paper are commonly used to cushion things for shipping. These materials can be easily reused.
Uses for Junk MailThis is a page about uses for junk mail. We get so much junk mail on a daily basis that sometimes all you can do is recycle it. However, there are other things that can be done with these unsolicited mailings.
Using Bed Sheets as TableclothsBed sheets can be repurposed into a multitude of things, even tablecloths. This is a page about using bed sheets as tablecloths.
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 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 an Old Lava LampThese colored liquid and wax lamps may be reused for other things. This page is about uses for an old lava lamp.
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 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.
Will Pool Water Harm Ducks?This page is about will pool water harm ducks? Making sure your wild or domestic ducks have good water to swim in is important to maintaining their health.
Uses for Egg CartonsThis is a page about uses for egg cartons. Rather and throw away your empty egg cartons get creative, there are a lot of new uses for them.
Buying Empty Juice PouchesThis page is about buying empty juice pouches. Finding someone selling empty beverage pouches for your craft may be a challenge.
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 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.
Recycling Your Old Cell Phones And ComputersThis is a page about recycling your old cell phones and computers. Electronics are made of valuable resources. Recycling old cell phones and computers helps prevent pollution and saves energy.
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.
Uses for 50 Gallon Plastic BarrelsBesides storage, you can cut a barrel in half in either direction to use for a planter, tub or a variety of things. This is a page about uses for 50 gallon plastic barrels.
Uses for Laundry ScoopsThis page is about uses for laundry scoops. With a new scoop in every bucket or box of detergent, you can end up with extras that can be helpful for many other things.
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 Mesh Orange BagsThis page is about uses for mesh orange bags. Recycle your mesh bags in a variety of useful ways.
Ideas for Recycling an Old PianoOld 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.
Reusing Cat Litter BucketsIf you buy cat litter in the large plastic buckets, there are a lot of ways to reuse the empty buckets. This is a page about reusing cat litter buckets.
Squirrel Information and PhotosThis is a page about squirrel information and photos. Squirrels and their antics are enjoyed by many.
Uses for Carpet SamplesThis page contains uses for carpet samples. Small sample pieces of carpet can be useful for a number of things.
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 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 Paper Towel TubesReusing these common leftovers can be helpful for a number of things. This page is about uses for paper towel tubes.
Uses for Ceramic Crockpot LinersThere 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 Old TableclothsThis page is about uses for old tablecloths. Table coverings can be reused for crafts and other things.
Uses for Empty Tape Rolls and DispensersThis is a page about uses for empty tape rolls and dispensers. Paper and plastic tape rolls and dispensers can be recycled or reused for crafts and storage, to name a few options.
Making Your Own EnvelopesThis is a page about making your own envelopes. The envelope you use to mail a letter or card can be just as creative and fun as what you put in the envelope.
Caring for a Rescued ChipmunkThis is a page about caring for a rescued chipmunk. Sometimes our pets bring us gifts of small wildlife, such as chipmunks. If you receive such a gift or find an injured or seemingly orphaned one you will want to care for it until it is well or taken to a rescue.
Finding Used TrophiesRecycled trophies of all types can be reused by organizations and artists. This is a page about finding used trophies.
Uses for Plastic VHS CasesThis is a page about uses for plastic VHS cases. The clear plastic cases used to store VHS tapes can be reused in a variety of ways.
Uses for Old SheetsThis is a page about uses for old sheets. Clean out your linen closet and put those old, worn, or stained sheets to a new use.
Making Jewelry from CDs and DVDsThis page is about making jewelry from CDs and DVDs. Interesting jewelry can be made by repurposing those old CD's.
Other Uses for Easter GrassThis is a page about other uses for Easter grass. You can use leftover or sale Easter grass in other creative ways.
Storing Plastic Bags in a Tissue BoxReusing empty grocery bags is becoming the norm. There are many ways to store them until you need them. Using an empty tissue box is actually reusing two types of packaging and reducing waste.
Protecting Wildlife from Your GarbageThis is a page about protecting wildlife from your garbage. Not only do they make a mess when scavenging through garbage, animals can often ingest things they shouldn't. Securing you garbage insures that your local wildlife do not get used to finding human refuge to supplement their diets.
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.
Repurposing an Old Pole LampWhat can I make out of an old pole lamp?
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.
Keeping a Clothes Line from SaggingA sagging clothes line can be fixed in a couple of easy ways. You can either tighten the line or use a clothes line pole or prop to push the line back up. This is a page about keeping a clothes line from sagging.
Uses for CDsThis is a page about uses for CDs. Rather than discarding old unwanted CDs put them a new and creative use.
Uses for Plastic Cake DomesThis is a page about uses for plastic cake domes. Those plastic cake domes that cover bakery purchases can be put to a second use around your house or garden, rather than immediately going into the trash.
Snow White Squirrel (UK)I saw this snow white squirrel in a country park next to my house.
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.
Make a Difference By Picking Up TrashIf you want something done, sometimes you just have to do it yourself.
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.
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!
It's Roadside Litter Cleaning TimeIt's spring and people are getting in the cleaning mood. We want our houses and yards to look nice. But have you ever considered helping to keep our roads clean? I'm an old littergitter and I look at it as great exercise that produces quick results.
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.
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.
Don't Use Plastic BagsI'm posting this information as a plea for our environment. Please check this link and you will see how our using plastic shopping bags is hurting our world, our wildlife, and poisoning our environment.
Rain Barrel SystemHere is a video that shows you to make you own rain barrel system for harvesting rain water.
Making the Most of Your Scented CandlesThis video shows you some great ideas about what to do with leftover candle wax.
DIY Recycled Magazine OrganizerThis video gives great detailed instructions on how to make stylish and functional magazine organizer.
Caring for Wild DucklingsIf you find abandoned duckings the best choice it to contact your local wildlife rescue organization. If that is not possible there is information on the web about emergency care procedures for a baby duck. Be sure to research duckling care before you attempt to feed or house them.
From Freezer's Floor to Garden's DoorTransform wooden freezer floor grates into an integral part of your garden. They make excellent fencing and trellises. Learn how with this step by step tutorial.
Reusing Water from Boiling EggsWhen hardboiled eggs are made, they usually have a large quantity of water to be drained out. This water can be added to recipes or houseplants for extra calcium. Check out the other ideas on this page.
Repurpose Charcoal from Spent Water Filter CartridgesThis page offers some good suggestions of repurposing the charcoal from your water filter cartridges. One way to use it is to add to your cat's litterbox.
Reusing a Tissue HolderRecently, I found this stunning hand done plastic canvas tissue holder. It was the perfect style and color to my bathroom. However, because of the yarn work inside, the box of tissue didn't fit inside. What is a thrifty fun girl to do? She turns it upside down and uses it for her faux spring flowers!
Hosting a Book Exchange PartyHost a book exchange party for neighbors, friends, and family. It is a fun way to trade used books for ones you have not read. Some suggestions for planning a book exchange party are found on this page.
Caring for a Duck EggYesterday I found a single duck egg in my neighbor's backyard. He had been doing some yard work and there was no mother in sight. The egg was cold, so I brought the egg inside. I placed it in a small bowl thing with a dry washcloth around it in an old hermit crab cage. I placed the cage in a cupboard with a desk lamp hovering above it in the cupboard.
Caring for DucklingsMy mother duck has 7 day old duckings and she stopped sleeping with them. Has she abandoned them? Should I intervene; it's November and it's very cold. I'm afraid to let them get too cold.
Best Paste for Refilling Glue SticksWhat paste do you recommend using? I did a google search, but I'm not sure which brand of paste would work best for this?
Recycling Old TrophiesI'm looking to clean out the attic and get rid of old trophies and plaques.
Uses for Pill BottlesAny suggestions what to do with pill bottles? Crafts? Donation to organizations?
Getting Empty Wine BottlesI live in the Rochester N.Y. area. Does anyone know where I can get empty wine bottles?