Unfortunately, we live in a throwaway society and spend a lot of money on new items that are not necessarily needed. The truth is we are not accustomed to reusing everyday household items. They are numerous but they can be classified into 4 main groups, namely, plastic bottles, paper, old clothing, glass jars. For many people using reusable items is just a matter of habit that makes their life cheaper and greener at the same time. So, let’s take a look at the most effective and sometimes surprising ways to reuse everyday waste.
1. Plastic Bottles
In America, billions of plastic bottles are trashed each year and only 1/3 is recovered for recycling. Invest in a reusable water bottle instead of buying water in plastic bottles every day or week. Doing so you will keep a lot of disposable plastic bottles and energy. If you can not skip on drinking bottled water, try to apply a few tips concerning how to reuse plastic bottles. There are many ways to use them again for house needs. For example, you can make from plastic bottles the following household items:
– box for sweets
– pencil case
– food storage container (for spices and dry foods)
– makeup organizer
– bird feeder
– home decor
– lawn sprayer
If you want to know more tips on ways to reuse everyday waste, please read other tips.