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38 ALTERNATIVE USES FOR UNUSED HOUSEHOLD ITEMS

38 ALTERNATIVE USES FOR UNUSED HOUSEHOLD ITEMS
18 July 2017

Save the planet, save your money. Here’s a list of 38 seemingly useless household items that can be transformed into something valuable. How many objects can you find in your home?


Australians have a terrible habit of wasting things but have you noticed the amazing response ABC’s War On Waste series has had in recent times? People are really starting to open their eyes to the overwhelming impact waste has and how we can all make a positive contribution.

We all buy household items thinking they’ll be useful, but before long, they end up forgotten, stored completely out of sight or taking-up valuable space.



It’s a common dilemma: paper plates that don’t get used, cassettes that have become obsolete, rubber bands that appear out of nowhere – it feels awfully wasteful to throw them all away. Isn’t there somewhere better for all these items than in the rubbish?

Nearly everything can be put to another use if we think about its shape and texture instead of its usual purpose. Take a look at this practical list of 38 household items that may seem useless but have more life in them if given a chance.


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