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10 Things You Didn't Know You Could Buy Reusable

10 Things You Didn't Know You Could Buy Reusable
You have your own shopping bags and your reusable water bottle, but here’s 10 things you didn’t know you could also buy reusable – to reduce your household’s waste and conserve natural resources. Photo: Eliminate static and soften clothes in the dryer – and get rid of your single-use dryer sheets – with’s reusable dryer sheets. These reusable cloth sheets are hypo-allergenic, making them perfect to use with infant clothes or for people with skin allergies, and can be used in up to 500 laundry loads. READ: Green Buyer’s Guide to Washers and Dryers

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Moveable Kitchen Island Ok well, this is my first instructable, so here we go.... My friend's Birthday is coming up and she wanted a kitchen cart for her small kitchen. she only has likie 3' of counter space and doesnt have much room to do her cooking. Well , the one she wanted from Wal-mart was crap. the reviews said not to put anything on it heavier than a toaster or it'd collaspe. Well i didnt want to spend my hard earned money on a POS. So coming from a building background, I'm kinda handy to have around.

12 Ways to Stop Wasting Money and Take Control of Your Stuff In my work as a consumer psychologist and author, I’ve read countless studies about consumer behavior, and I’ve conducted plenty of research on my own, interviewing hundreds of shoppers about how, when, and why they shop. Here’s what I’ve learned about how to avoid piling up too much stuff and how to stop making unnecessary, excessive, and ultimately unsatisfying purchases. Do an inventory check. 10 ways to repurpose newspaper at home It seems that these days, newspapers are heading in the same direction as our old friend the dodo. Circulation of all things printed has plummeted. More and more people are turning to the Internet as their source of “culture” and current events (oh, hello there!). Still, there’s something sort of precious about real, in-hand, black and gray newsprint; a graphic puzzle of words on that soft, smudgy paper. I can’t imagine that it will ever completely disappear. Some folks just refuse to forgo their Sunday Times, and coffee shops from Seattle to San Antonio will always stock their local “weekly” — that single-folded, stylistically-similar-yet-regionally-distinct entertainment guide.

Tote Bag Patterns Totes make great handmade gifts. Here is a Tuesday Ten that shows a round-up of lovely totes. If you love to sew you might also like these free sewing tutorials right here on Skip to my Lou! Orbital Systems When our patented technology is applied in a shower, it makes the world’s most advanced and efficient shower unit, saving up to over 90% water and 80% energy, whilst increasing comfort and hygiene. An illustration of the technology is shown below; Technology performance Water savings Savings up to, and more than 90% water consumption. 17 Life Lessons They Should Teach in College But Don't Now that I've been out of college for few years, there's a list of courses I wish they taught. An introduction to brevity: Student turns in an essay, professor deletes every other word and shows them how much better it sounds. What I wish I knew when I was your age: A group of octogenarians lecture students on their biggest regrets in life. An introduction to disagreeing with people without sounding like a jerk: Teaches students that equally smart people can disagree with each other.

7 Weird Endangered Species Only a Mother Could Love Photo via WebEcoist When we pointed out some endangered species that are just so gosh-darn cute they'd give Knut a run for his magazine covers, we just couldn't shake the feeling that we were doing a disservice to all the rest of the world's endangered species--you know, the ones that aren't so cute. Or, in these cases, the ones that are almost downright ugly. Well, we think every creature has its own type of beauty--and we know that each holds its own important place in the eco-system--so we tracked down some of the weirder, creepier types who deserve to be saved just as much as the cuddly ones. 1. Weta

Toothbrush Holder from a Hand Towel Last week my sister-in-law was telling me about these travel toothbrush holders people are making out of wash cloths and ribbons. I told her I would be happy to make her one, so I took a look at a few tutorials and then decided to do something similar but different. You see, I didn’t have any nice, thick wash cloths and decided I wasn’t going to go out and buy any for this project.

Ultimate Guide to Upcycling with Pallets Wooden pallets are excellent material to upcycle from a simple shelf to complete house and also they are readily available around us (I think we already proved it with our website! :)). Pallets have a power of turning an ordinary looking object into a useful and trendy furniture that can add styles to your home décor. The infographic will help you know different types of pallets available and will help you with innovative ideas to start with pallets. More information: Terrys Fabrics website ! Submitted by: Prasad !