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Daily Green Tips 71-77 [PHOTOS]

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Looking for a simple suggestion on what you can do to help the planet everyday? Check out these tips!

Looking for a simple suggestion on what you can do to help the planet everyday? Come back every week and check out our daily green tips!

#71: Pump up a mason jar.

Pump up a mason jar. Measure and mark the center of the jar's lid. Drill a hole approximately half an inch wide, at the marked spot, to fit the width of a soap dispenser pump. Here’s an article to help: http://www.countryliving.com/crafts/projects/green-crafts-0309#slide-3

Daily Tip 71


#72: Start a vegetable or herb garden.

Start a vegetable or herb garden.

Daily Tip 72


#73: Shine shoes with vegetable oil.

Shine your shoes with vegetable oil. Use a damp cloth to wipe away dirt, then apply a small drop of oil to a soft cloth and rub the surface to remove scuff marks.

Daily Tip 73


#74: Turn worn dress shirts into pillowcases.

Turn worn dress shirts into pillowcases with these instructions: http://www.countryliving.com/crafts/projects/how-to-make-pillows-0909

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#75: Bring old dishes to work.

Bring your old dishes to work! Not only are they repurposed, but hopefully they'll help minimize the use of disposable dishware.

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#76: Use an old tape case to hold earphones.

Put that old cassette tape case to use. Coil earphones and tuck them in to keep wires uncrossed.

Daily Tip 76


#77: Turn a cork into a travel sewing kit.

Turn a cork into a travel sewing kit. Stick needles and pins in the cork and wrap it with a few lengths of thread.

Daily Tip 77


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  • Elaine F. 4 years ago
    I will.