Questions tagged [waste]

Hacks regarding the handling or reduction of waste. See also the tag [recycling]

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How to reduce size of bubble wraps?

Big ones are too voluminous to throw away; a single wrap could fill up a whole garbage bag. Any quick and/or handy way to "shrink" it? I tried to pop each bubble with fingers over hours/days to ...
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How to reuse old engine oil? [closed]

I frequently change the oil in my own vehicle. However, I have a lot of waste oil I am storing that has built up over time. How can I use this waste oil for my personal benefit?
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What are some possible hacks (other uses) for used pill bottles?

I have several bags of used-once pill bottles that might be better used in some other (clever) and useful way? Please note: Storage of small and or miscellaneous things (buttons, screws, etc.) is an ...
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How I utilize the useless newspaper? [closed]

I have a bundle of useless newspapers. How I utilize these newspapers? Can I use it for making something useful?
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What are some possible hacks (other uses) for old gift cards? [closed]

I have a pile of gift cards that have such small balances that they might be better used in some other (clever) and useful way? What is the best way you can think of?