5 reuse ideas that will blow your mind…
Well maybe not blow your mind, or even blow your socks off, but they’re pretty good.
This week I was inspired by an amazing reuse idea I was sent on the internet and it got me thinking about all the things we reuse here at zero waste towers.
None of it is rocket science but I had fun going around the home and finding some things to photograph.
First up is my absolutely favourite. I remember Granddad Green doing a similar thing when I lived at home and I thought it was brilliant.
How many of you end up with a ball of string wound around everything in the junk drawer? Well this little beauty stops it in its tracks AND you get to reuse an old coffee pot:
Next up, your favourite and mine; the humble glass jam jar. What’s not to love about these amazing creations? With or without lids, they are the ultimate storage solution. Here I’m using them for bicarbonate of soda, rhassoul clay and cocktail sticks:
Next in line is something we made for Little Miss Green who wanted a money pot. I’d bought her one in a charity shop but she wanted another so she could separate her savings from her spending money. Not about to hoof out to the shops we put our creative heads on and came up with this:
I buy food in bulk form a food co-op (it’s cheaper and I generally end up with less packaging). This honey pot was begging to be reused, so now it’s on my desk housing my pens, pencils and scissors.:
Once upon a time we forgot to take our reusable containers when we went shopping so we bought some chicken from the supermarket. We found the best packaging we could which was aluminium. Instead of recycling I put two inside one another as the perfect drainage pot for my aloe vera (they don’t like too much water):
Oh, and the picture that inspired me to write this post? It’s this beautiful bagel holder; made from an old CD spindle – genius!
Tell me ; what have you reused around your home that you’re most proud of? Best suggestion gets some sticky backed plastic and glue.