Get Creative with Reuse


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Repurpose Old Items

Recycling is a great step towards mitigating your impact on the environment. However, if you’re interested in taking your Zero Waste lifestyle to the next level, getting creative and repurposing your old items is the way to go!

Finding new ways to reuse old items can be very rewarding! The practice of reusing items keeps goods and materials out of the waste stream, reduces strain on natural resources, and even generates new business and employment opportunities. Repurposing old household items is a wonderful opportunity to be more eco-friendly and save money! It’s a win-win situation.

There are endless resources available online for fun and creative ideas to repurpose almost every item in your home. Below are just a few links to give you ideas on how to get started.

Care 2 – Repurpose Old Lonely Socks
Bored Panda – 30 Ways to Repurpose & Reuse Old Stuff
Pinterest – Repurpose Items

In addition, below is a short clip illustrating more creative ways to repurpose old items:


Photo Credit: Devin Bettencourt

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