10 Great Ways To Reuse Stuff You Might Otherwise Chuck Out

10 Great Ways To Reuse Stuff You Might Otherwise Chuck Out

Making clever use (or reuse) of stuff that’s just lying around is a staple principle here at Lifehacker, so we figure there’s no better way to finish that coverage than with a roundup of our favourite recycling and repurposing hacks. Enjoy!

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#10 Repair china by cooking it in milk

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#9 Make wind turbines from old PC fans

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#8 Blend silver polish from banana peels

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#7 Make a bottle opener from scrap wood

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#6 Start plants inside half an orange skin

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#5 Hang a picture using a drink can tab

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#4 Use a Tim-Tam packet as a phone stand

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#3 Turn an old router into a repeater

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#2 Repurpose a CD or DVD spindle

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#1 Make better use of USB thumb drives

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