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#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
#72: Start a vegetable or herb garden.
Start a vegetable or herb garden.
#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.
#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
#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.
#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.
#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.
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