Category Archive: alternative uses

38 Clever Things You Can Do With A Plastic Bag

38 Clever Things You Can Do With A Plastic Bag Plastic bags.  We all have them right?  Plastic shopping bags are an item every household seems to have a heap of. To help the environment, they should be re-used. Of course, you can take them along to the grocery store and use them again that way. But …

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Ways to Reuse Plastic Soda Bottles and Save $1000s

20 Ways to Reuse Plastic Soda Bottles and Save $1000s Plastic bottles are something you likely use or know some one that uses each and every day and 9/10 times they get tossed in the trash.  Reusing these can be more environmentally friendly and it can save some major cash. Two liter bottles of pop can …

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34 Amazing And Unexpected Things You Can Do With A Lemon

34 Amazing And Unexpected Things You Can Do With A Lemon We all know the old adage “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade”, but as it turns out, this fantastic fruit has so many more uses than a simple summer refreshment. Of course, lemons can be used in a number of ways to season …

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14 Off-Grid Ways To Use (And Reuse) Aluminum Foil

14 Off-Grid Ways To Use (And Reuse) Aluminum Foil “Americans throw away about three pounds of aluminum foil annually. It will take roughly 400 years for aluminum to break down naturally in the landfill. Some landfills incinerate aluminum, which releases toxic metals and gas into the atmosphere..” Source: Earth 911 . Its surprising how many …

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White Vinegar Uses: As Easy as 1, 2, 3

White Vinegar Uses: As Easy as 1, 2, 3 Any practiced DIYer knows that vinegar is a handy tool for nearly anything. A key ingredient to a healthy snack, an effective and eco-friendly cleaner, and much more, vinegar comes in handy in almost any household or outdoor dilemma. We’ve shared a lot about the common …

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Over 20 Household Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide

Over 20 Household Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide Nearly every home has a bottle of hydrogen peroxide sitting in the medicine cabinet. Long used as a first aid treatment for cuts and scrapes, this bubbly mix of water and H2O2 has been shown to heal infections as severe as gangrene through simple oxidation. Recent research, however, …

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