10 Great Ways To Reuse Stuff You Might Otherwise Chuck Out

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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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