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Plastic: Recycling
 
 

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Save money and be thrift conscious by recycling as many pieces of plastic that come into your home as possible.  Plastic is part of the packaging of most of the items that you purchase.  It comes as thin as plastic wrap and also heavy enough for storage.

 

Thin plastic wrap can be reused, as long as it hasn't been contaminated.  Thicker pieces can be washed and used to roll out cookie dough.  Even thicker plastic can be used to line trash cans or for disposal purposes.

 

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Frugal footnotes:

 

Here are some additional frugal tips to recycle plastic.

 

- The plastic that holds soda cans together can be hung from a hanger, and items like scarves can to put through the holes.
 
- Use plastic for craft projects.
 
- Save buttons and other craft notions on heavy duty plastic.
 
- Use heavy duty plastic to cushion mailing packages.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tightwad Tidbits

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tips in alphabetical order

 

A - Frugal Tips: Acne - Automobiles

 

B - Frugal Tips:  Babies - Buttons

 

C - Frugal Tips: Cakes - Cutting Boards

 

D - Frugal Tips:  Dandruff - Dryers

 

E - Frugal Tips:  Eating Out - Eyeliner

 

F - Frugal Tips:  Fabric - Furniture

 

G- Frugal Tips:  Garage Sales - Groceries

 

H - Frugal Tips:  Hair Humidifiers

 

I - Frugal Tips:  Ice - Ironing

 

J - Frugal Tips:  Jars - Junk Mail

 

K - Frugal Tips:  Ketchup - Kitchen Pot Hangers

 

L - Frugal Tips:  Ladders - Lotions

 

M - Frugal Tips:  Mac and Cheese - Mushrooms

 

N - Frugal Tips:  Nail Polish - Nuts

 

O - Frugal Tips: Oatmeal - Ovens

 

P - Frugal Tips: Paint - Pumpkins

 

Q - Frugal Tips: Quiche - Quilting

 

R - Frugal Tips: Radishes - Rubbing Alcohol

 

S - Frugal Tips: Sales - Sweetened Condensed Milk

 

T - Frugal Tips: Tablecloths - TV Dinners

 

U - Frugal Tips: Upholstery Fabric - Utilities

 

V - Frugal Tips: Vacations - Vinyl Tablecloths

 

W - Frugal Tips: Wallpaper - Wreaths

 

XYZ - Frugal Tips - Yams - Zucchini