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7 ways to reuse polystyrene

Photo by Troy Bennett Maybe you have just received takeout in disposable foam containers or a package filled with packing peanuts. You may be wondering what to do with all that extra polystyrene. It’s not as simple as tossing it your
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DIY tool organizer ideas

There’s nothing quite so frustrating and time-consuming as searching for specific tools while in the midst of a project, whether that tool is an adjustable wrench or your favorite garden spade. To solve this problem, people have come up
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How to reuse paper

Paper can easily be tossed into your recycling bin, but consider the hierarchy of the “Three R’s:” reduce, reuse, recycle. If you find a way to reuse paper — whether it is office printer paper, paper bags or newspapers — you can give
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How to reuse pill bottles

Photo by Sam Schipani Plastic seems inevitable in some aspects of our lives. For those of us with daily medication -- according to a 2013 study conducted by the Mayo Clinic, that includes 70 percent of Americans -- those plastic
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Crafts that make money

Selling something that you’ve crafted with your own hands is an exciting experience, whether the handmade item is a drink coaster or an intricate piece of jewelry. But it can be difficult to pinpoint crafts that make money — paying for
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