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Thread: Bits and Pieces...The reduce/reuse/recycle thread

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    You can use the plastic bread bags to collect stuff for the compost heap in the kitchen, nothing seeps out the bottom, then when you chuck it on the heap, re-use the bag for cat poo and stick it in the dog poo collection bins.

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    Bringing this back to the top and hoping for some more great tips. My tip is to raid your family or friends recycle bins for any containers/bottles/loo roll middles etc for items that you may not use at home but may have stuff that can be used in the garden. As its Easter. you might be visiting/seeing friends, I am hoping to pick up lots of plastic bottles as I use few of these at home.
    Not sure if easter egg packaging can be used for anything?

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    Default Re-using old newspapers

    Quote Originally Posted by Two_Sheds View Post
    I get a newspaper every day, so I generate a lot of waste.

    - shredded, it is used for guinea pig bedding

    - shredded newspaper goes in my bean trenches to retain moisture at the roots
    Does anyone make their own newspaper bricks for fires these days?

    There used to be a machine to compress the pulp into brickettes to burn?

    Is this a viable option please? We also have a lot of newspaper waste to dispose of.

    Many thanks

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    My grandson brings all his lolly sticks to me for my labels!!
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    Ive been getting the `hot choc. fudge cake` from sainsburys, its got a black plastic tray about 9 inch round , with a clear dome snap on lid, works great as a seed tray with mini greenhouse, its about 2.50 or 3 on special offer half price! (wouldnt pay 6.00 for it!), but the seed tray with clear lid comes with a free choc. cake, and someones got to eat it!
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    Made this lobster creel out of waste material, just needs roping and finishing touches
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    Quote Originally Posted by carlseawolf View Post
    Made this lobster creel out of waste material, just needs roping and finishing touches
    Errrr.....does wood and plastic not FLOAT Carl!? Lol
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    Prehaps the finishing touches also includes a few bricks...he he he
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