How To Re-use Common Items

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If something is useful and I might personally use it later, it gets saved and used again. Common Items to Re-Use and How to Re-Use Them. Below is a list of things I (or hubby) have personally saved and reused.

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Don’t Recycle, Reuse

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Recycling is great for the environment and we should all be doing it (in spite of my title), but reusing is even better. Of course there are personal benefits as well – you save money by not buying or by buying used and you save money by not paying sales taxes for a new item.

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Ways To Reuse Old Items For Your Container Garden

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From using espaliering to grow apple trees in a container, to herbs, to a variety of vegetables , it’s possible to transform a small space into an effective container garden. It’s even possible to use eggshells as seed starts. What do you use for container gardening?

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10 Upcycled Storage Solutions

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After my “tidying up” adventures , I was inspired to find other ways of using everyday items to organize my life, otherwise known as my upcycled storage solutions! I like the idea of transforming items that I usually throw away into something useful.

7 Ways to Reduce Household Waste

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From food waste to packaging to disposable items, there are a lot of resources being used by humans. If you find yourself throwing out a lot of food, you can remedy the problem by shopping with a list. Preserve Some of Your Food. Find Ways to Re-Use as Much As You Can.

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15 Ways to Reduce Energy Costs

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If you know exactly how much energy you’re using, you can take appropriate measures to cut back. Switch off appliances when they’re not in use. Turn off lights and electric appliances when you’re not using them, and this includes leaving them on standby.

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