PLASTIC FOAM TRAYS
These come with meat and produce. Wash them well before you use the trays from the
Use them as saucers for your house plants
Place them under sticky bottles and jars before you put them back in your kitchen
cabinets. The trays will catch the sticky mess and it will be easier to keep your cabinets
Let the kids use them as art canvases. They can be painted on or glue items on them to
make a collage.
When you go camping or on picnics, these trays can be great plates or platters.
Use them as cleaning rags.
Place over containers containing powdered cleaners such as AJAX, to minimize spills
Slip over sneakers while washing in machine to help muffle the noise.
MESH PRODUCE BAGS
Fill with flower bulbs and hang it in a dry place to increase air circulation and keep them from molding before you plant them.
Use to hold and drain bath toys. Attach to shower wall with plastic suction cup hook.
WRAPPING PAPER TUBES
Store ropes, extension cards or clothesline inside the tube.
Perk wrinkled paper (which you saved from packages given to you, of course!) by lightly
spraying starch on wrong side of paper and ironing with a warm, not hot, iron.
IRONING BOARD COVER
Recycle your old ironing board cover into potholders and oven mitts. Make sure the
metallic part is used for the inside or underside.
Take a ragged paintbrush and cut it into an angle to use for painting corners.
TOILET PAPER ROLLS
Fill them with candy and small toys. Wrap with colored tissue paper and tie ends with
ribbons to make party favors.
Use these as pillboxes while you travel, store buttons, screws and washers, coins for the laundry.
Use one as a pocket cereal holder for your small child’s nibbling needs
Use one as a holder for lunch or milk money for school age children.
SCREW-TOP JARS OR COFFEE CANS
Store cereal, rice, sugar, popcorn, etc. in one them
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