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. Readers, I know you reuse so please add your comments below to trigger thoughts about additional ways to reuse things! What do you reuse and how do you do it?

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Daily Frugal Tip: Reuse Old Candle Jars for Storage!

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Raising my hand} If so, check out this fun frugal tip to reuse old candle jars for storage ! The post Daily Frugal Tip: Reuse Old Candle Jars for Storage! Do you have a candle buying addiction?

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Six Ways to Reuse Your Plastic Grocery Bags

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You can even save a few plastic grocery bags and reuse them at your local farmer’s market or grocery store. Call to Action Do you reuse your grocery bags? Plastic grocery bags can be irritating and useful all at the same time.

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Reusing Glass Jars | Kitchen Economics

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She has always reused food containers, such as glass pickle jars or plastic cool-whip and sherbert containers, so I am not quite sure how or why I got started buying plastic food storage containers. Do you buy food storage containers or reuse food containers?

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Ways To Reuse Old Items For Your Container Garden

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Container Garden Ideas As you create your container garden, think of the items that you might be able to reuse. What ideas do you have for reusing items in your gardening efforts? One of the more interesting ways to garden is to grow items in containers.

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Reuse toilet paper tubes as seed starter cups

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Reuse toilet paper tubes as seed starter. cat:Bargains Deals

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Daily Frugal Tip: Reuse Newspaper Plastic Bags

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Daily Frugal Tip: Reuse Newspaper Plastic Bags is a post from Couponing 101. For those of you who receive a newspaper on a daily or weekly basis, save the plastic bag that the newspaper is delivered in.

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Reuse an old jar with a little paint and create a fun vase

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Easy craft and a cool way to reuse old jars. cat:Bargains Deals

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Thrifty Living: Reduce, Reuse, Recyle Your Children's Toys

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Tips for Reusing Free Disney Movie Rewards Advertisement Stickers & Labels

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I'm sure you've received these stickers in the mail if you have kids. Don't throw away the pack because there are a ton of projects to help you get creative. Check them out here. Bargains Deals Crafts Free 50842

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Frugal Living: 10 Reuse Ideas For Food Packaging

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Frugal Living 100 Ways to Reuse a Cereal Box

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See if your idea is on the list. Bargains Deals Frugal Living Green Living 908654

Frugal Living: You can wash cereal bags in the washing machine & reuse them

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Have you ever washed a cereal bag in the washing machine? Bargains Deals

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Frugal Living Reusing Bedding Bags - Travel, Gift Bags & More

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Frugal Home Decor: Reuse leftover PVC pipe to create organizational pieces

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Frugal Living: Use Old Baby Socks to Hold Otter Pops

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Reuse old baby socks to protect little hands from frozen summer treats. Bargains Deals

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Frugal Beauty: How to Create Newspaper Nail Art (Video)

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Here's a fun way to reuse those Sunday newspapers. Bargains Deals

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Frugal Living: 11 Uses for Dryer Lint

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10 ways to repurpose your old iPhone via Mashable

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Check out these 10 slides to help you reuse your old iPhone. cat:Bargains Deals

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Five Frugal Things | cereal box as shipping container + more

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I reused a cereal box as a shipping container. Zoe sold another Calico Critter item on eBay, and we didn’t have a box the right size. I had a cereal box in the cabinet, though, so I gently took it apart, turned it inside out, taped it back up, and we were in business!

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Recyclebank – Earn Up to 110 Points

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10 Things We Love to Reuse. Fall in love with creative DIY reuse projects and earn up to 100 points. Get a better defense. Make your next gameday party an eco-friendly win with tips from our slideshow, worth 10 points. Free Stuff Freebies recycle bank

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Five Frugal Things

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We packaged our stuff up with reused boxes/envelopes, and used the free community newspaper for cushioning. This post contains affiliate links. I bought a winter coat at half price. The last time I got a new winter coat was before I got pregnant with Lisey. That was a good long time ago.

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Thrifty Living: 11 Uses for Old Toothbrushes

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Do you reuse old toothbrushes? If so see if your tip is on this list and if it's not please share! Bargains Deals Frugal Living Green Living 908654

Go Green This Halloween

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We do put up decorations (ones I buy at garage sales or thrift stores and reuse each year). Tip # 2 Recycle/reuse costumes. Like me, buy them used and then reuse them each year. Put your unwanted Halloween decorations out for reuse by donating them. What do you do to recycle/reuse on Halloween? Fall is once again upon us and with it the fun and festivities surrounding Halloween.

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Trash to Treasure: 5 Frugal Uses for 3D Movie Glasses

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Here are some ideas to save those 3D glasses from the theater and reuse them. Bargains Deals Frugal Living Green Living

Frugal Craft: How to make greeting card jewelry + video instructions

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Check out this crafting project to reuse old greeting cards. cat:Bargains Deals cat:Crafts cat:Frugal Living cat:Green Living cat:Homemade gifts

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Frugal travel tip: Create entertainment boxes for kids

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Save yourself some hassle on your next road trip with kids and reuse something that''s already in your house. cat:Bargains Deals cat:Frugal Living cat:Parenting cat:Preschoolers/Toddlers cat:Travel

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Wahl Groomsman Pro Sport Special Trimmer – $19.99

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These Wahl hair trimmers make it simple to shape a beard or get a close shave, and the LiIon battery is rechargeable for easy reuse. This Wahl Groomsman Pro Sport Special Trimmer is just $19.99, regularly $30 today at Best Buy!

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12 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Recycle

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It’s been around forever in one form another, whether back when your grandmother reused glass bottles for canning or in 2014 when a truck comes around to pick up all those empty soda cans you put out at the end of your driveway. Recycleyourmat.com reuses, recycles, or up cycles your mats.

10 Ways To Make Your Home A Zero-Waste Facility

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And while there are many individuals and groups working to make that a reality, it’s a rather difficult achievement because of the way we have set our society up to be one of convenience and disposability rather than reuse. Reuse Everything Glass jars make great water bottles at home.

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Target Online/Today Only: Graco Flip & Go Travel System $159.99 + 3% Cash Back

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If you're looking for a deal on a travel system that's gender neutral (so you can reuse it with future babies) check out this deal from Target --. Baby Bargains Deals

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5 Easy Ways to Save Money in the Kitchen

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Because they can be washed and reused they are much cheaper in the long run. Reuse Bags You can save a little money by reusing your plastic storage bags. Many of us spend a lot of time in our kitchens.

How To Re-use Common Items

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Below is a list of things I (or hubby) have personally saved and reused. Shopping bags are reused as carry alls for gifts and travel needs. Decorated bags (such as those you put gifts in) are just reused for gift giving. 8 Easy Ways to Reduce, Recycle, and Reuse.

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Custom Halloween Tote Bags – $8.50

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Grab a bag this year and you can reuse it again year after year! Halloween is right around the corner which means your kiddos probably need some treat bags! These cute Halloween bags are $8.50 today and you can personalize the bag with a name. They come in several cute designs.

Daily Frugal Tip: Store Plastic Grocery Bags in an Empty Baby Wipes Container

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Looking for an idea for reusing empty baby wipe containers? You can use them to store plastic grocery bags! Remember, you can use an empty tissue box as well. Thanks, Cindy! Photo Credit. Do you have a Frugal Tip you’d like to share? Please send me an email !

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Stainless Steel Straws for Yeti | 4 Straws+ 1 Cleaner – $7.99

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Wash and reuse instead of throwing away thousands of plastic straws in the landfill. Yeti cups are all the rage right now! Most people that I know has at least one. These Stainless Steel Straw for your Yeti would be awesome for cold drinks.

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Used Furniture – Re-purpose, Recycle, Re-use.

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However, there are ways to safely and beautifully reuse/restore items such as beds, sofas, chairs and decorative pillows. So, if you have the time and the patience, you can safely and economically reuse furniture of almost any type. Furniture is expensive, no doubt about it.

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Homesteading eBook Bundle – 5 eBooks for $7.40 (85% Off!)

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Reuse, Refresh, Repurpose by The Frugal Girl. You can get this Homesteading eBook Bundle for only $7.40 this week. That’s over 85% off the original price!

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How To Pack A Waste-Free Lunch

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Everything in that lunch bag can be washed and reused or at least an be dealt with in an environmentally-friendly manner. Chances are that at least some of the time you bring your own bagged lunch to work or to school.

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Being Environmentally Friendly Saves Money

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Ny taking your own bags, reusing plastic bags you already have or even sewing some fabric bags from old t-shirts and things you can save a lot. As for water take shorter showers and reuse water where possible, such as collecting the water from your shower to water the lawn.