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10 Great Ways To Reuse Stuff You Might Otherwise Chuck Out

10 Great Ways To Reuse Stuff You Might Otherwise Chuck Out
Our Earth Month coverage is just about to draw to a close. Making clever use (or reuse) of stuff that’s just lying around is a staple principle here at Lifehacker, so we figure there’s no better way to finish that coverage than with a roundup of our favourite recycling and repurposing hacks. Enjoy! 10. Repair china by cooking it in milk It sounds crazy, but it’s true: if you’ve got a piece of china with a small hairline crack, gently heating it in milk can help repair it. 9. Got a lot of spare PC parts lying around? 8. Yes, bananas are ludicrously expensive right now, but you know the day will roll around again when they’re only a couple of bucks a kilo. 7. It is possible to open a beer bottle with a lighter, but if you haven’t mastered that skill or don’t have one handy, this is a neat alternative. 6. If you’re trying to start seedlings indoors before planting them out, then reusing old yoghurt containers or the like is better than just checking them out. 5. 4. 3. 2. 1.

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