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19 Ingenious Ways To Use Empty Food And Drink Containers

Recycle and Reuse - Get Organized!
Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 12:44 PM

A set of great ideas and uses for those plastic containers that always pile up.  Reduce your waste stream and find more utility in your "trash".

http://www.shtfpreparedness.com/19-ingenious-ways-to-use-empty-food-and-drink-containers/

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beprepared.com/blog/16441/8-unexpected-uses-for-a-mountain-house-pouch/

8 Unexpected Uses for a Mountain House Pouch

Clever ideas for simple packaging recycling
Friday, July 18, 2014, 11:19 AM

A few interesting ideas on how to reuse / re-purpose a mylar food pouch for survival and efficient use of waste packaging.

http://beprepared.com/blog/16441/8-unexpected-uses-for-a-mountain-house-pouch/

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12 Ways to Repurpose Soda Cans

Cheap & green uses
Monday, June 9, 2014, 3:39 PM

A lot of great ideas on how to use recycled cans and re-purpose a useful resource that you find along the roadside. 

http://preparednessadvice.com/uncategorized/12-ways-repurpose-soda-cans/#.U5Xvq_bc2kZ

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Repurpose Plastic Water Bottles into a Portable Shower or Wash Station

SpaTap bottle attachment
Monday, June 2, 2014, 11:07 AM

An interesting kickstarter product that could be very handy when traveling, in emergency situations, or something to add to the garden space. 

http://www.treehugger.com/gadgets/pocket-sized-gadget-repurposes-plastic-water-bottles-portable-shower-or-wash-station.html

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How to reuse silica gel packets

A multitude of household uses
Monday, February 24, 2014, 4:12 PM

A great list of ideas for using silica gel desiccant packs.  Another way to re-use and reduce your waste stream.

http://www.mnn.com/local-reports/illinois/local-blog/how-to-reuse-silica-gel-packets

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That water from your shower?

It could water your garden
Thursday, January 24, 2013, 9:32 PM

Make better use of water by setting up greywater collection systems.  Good for the garden and the pocketbook.

http://www.marketplace.org/topics/sustainability/water-your-shower-it-could-water-your-garden

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Converting an Old Refrigerator into a Root Cellar

Give that old fridge new life as a root cellar
Monday, December 10, 2012, 8:31 PM

Keep an eye out for that old refrigerator and build yourself an inexpensive way to store your produce through the winter.

http://www.motherearthnews.com/the-happy-homesteader/converting-an-old-refrigerator-into-a-root-cellar.aspx

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Patagonia to Shoppers: Don’t Shop if You Don’t Need To

A different kind of message
Monday, December 3, 2012, 10:03 PM

Learn about how Patagonia is sending a different message this holiday season. 

http://www.lifeedited.com/patagonia-to-shoppers-dont-shop-if-you-dont-need-to/