Category Archives: Reuse

2 Clever Products Help You Reuse

Every once in a while we like to do a roundup of cool recycled products we’ve come across and love share. This week, check out a new way to store food and reuse a wine bottle.

Instead of using the usual plastic cling wrap or Saran wrap, try CoverBlubber, a stretchy reusable food saver from Fusionbrands. Besides its cool name, it’s got a couple of other good things going for it.

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Reuse plastic wrap with a handy alternative.

This alternative to plastic wrap and cling film works in the same way, by stretching to form fit over cut food, dishes and containers. You can’t put them through the dishwasher- they’re hand wash only and come in a bunch of different colors. The best part is that CoverBlubber is BPA and phthalates-free AND can be used over and over again.

Next on our coverage of cool recycled products is a neat way to reuse a wine bottle. This Rechargeable Bottle Light charges via any USB output or charger in only an hour and lasts up to 3 hours. Just place in your empty win bottle and enjoy on your countertop or patio. It’s so simple in design and enjoyable!

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Reuse a wine bottle by sticking a light in it.

The light is super bright LED and can be used both indoors and out. While you’re at it, check out these other great recycled gifts for the wine lover, including wine bottle platters, tea lights, a wine cork USB memory stick and more.

Purchasing recycled products helps save resources. As always, we appreciate you reading, and happy recycling!

Recycling Plastic Bottles: The Cost of Bottled Water

It’s no secret that bottled water creates too much unnecessary waste, and it’s up to you to choose recycling plastic bottles instead. Marketing efforts to get people to pay for bottled water (that sometimes is just tap water!) worked, as within a decade, consumption of bottled water in the U.S. more than doubled, from 13.4 gallons per… Continue Reading

Old Clothes Piling Up?

Below is a guest post by Sookie Lioncourt, who loves collecting old items, especially unused clothes, and making them into bags or organizing racks. Currently, Sookie is busy with her upcoming DIY garage sale. For more DIY tips, check out Sookie on LinkedIn. What to do with old clothes (DIY) that don’t fit you anymore… Continue Reading