Quantcast

Sierra Magazine: Explore, enjoy and protect the planet.
The Green Life: Green Your Old Stuff: Egg Cartons

« Daily Roundup: January 25, 2011 | Main | Lights, Camera, Activism at the 48 Go Green Film Competition »

January 26, 2011

Green Your Old Stuff: Egg Cartons

Egg carton Repurposing old household items is a great way to reduce waste and avoid making new purchases. This week's tips, then, are about reusing everyday items to clean and smarten up your home.

Tip #3: How to reuse egg cartons

Finishing your eggs doesn't have the be the end of the carton. Perfect for organizing small items like thumbtacks, safety pins, paper clips, even jewelry, egg cartons' bottom halves make useful drawer or desk organizers. Green thumbs can use egg cartons as containers in which to start plants: Poke a few holes in the bottom, add some soil and a couple of seeds, and place on a sunny windowsill. And when you're done with your egg cartons, don't send them to the landfill — throw them in the compost pile instead.

Tell us: How do you reuse egg cartons?

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d83451b96069e20147e1dd3471970b

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Green Your Old Stuff: Egg Cartons:

User comments or postings reflect the opinions of the responsible contributor only, and do not reflect the viewpoint of the Sierra Club. The Sierra Club does not endorse or guarantee the accuracy of any posting. The Sierra Club accepts no obligation to review every posting, but reserves the right (but not the obligation) to delete postings that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate.

Up to Top


Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...