Here are some great recycling tips on how to use everyday objects.
Recycling Tips: Uses For Everyday Objects
- Best reuses for a fabric softener sheet: Keep drawers and luggage fresh. Wipe the lint screen of your dryer. Clean lint and pet hair off furniture. Eliminate static cling in skirts by rubbing on pantyhose.
- Use old Christmas cards as Christmas tags by simply cutting out the design on the card.
- Recycle old cards by using the front panel as a post card.
- Plastic soda bottle uses: Make a disposable funnel from the top half Cut a scoop from the bottom half, Or use the bottom half as a plant “greenhouse.”
- Best use for an empty pump top hand soap dispenser: Fill with liquid soap detergent.
- Store onions in old pantyhose or nylons.
- If your fan belt snaps, use a pair of pantyhose as a substitute. Cut to fit.
Recycling Tips: Uses For Old Newspaper
- Protect car seats from muddy or wet clothing
- Put into loose shoes to tighten
- Stuff in leather shoes to preserve shape
- Stuff in wet shoes overnight to dry and deodorize.
- Crumple and place in suitcase for couple of weeks to remove stale odors.
- Use as mat when polishing shoes
- Stuff hats to keep their shape
- Stuff leather handbags in storage
- Wrap around candle bottoms so they’ll fit holders tighter
- Cover store windows when remodeling
- Dampen and spread over window-panes before painting
- Use to dry and polish window after washing
- Stuff under doors and in cracks to stop cold wind from coming in.
- Use as a bounce reflector when taking flash photographs or use to reflect sunlight into shadow areas.
- Start fires
- Sharpen pencils by rubbing the point on newspaper
- Spread out between garden rows to discourage weeds
- Use to wrap green tomatoes to ripen
- Cover plants during a frost
- Use as a mat for wet darkroom photographs
- Put under car wheels when stuck in snow
- Wrap and store Christmas tree ornaments
- Crumple (no colors) and place in plastic containers to eliminate odors
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