13 ways to save money on things you throw away


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Cheap, Frugal and Creative

I’m not going to go crazy and suggest that we quit using all things disposable; but we spend quite a bit of money on things we throw away. Here are some things you can easily wash and reuse and save a bundle.

1,  Paper Towels. Use regular kitchen towels, wash them. Use a little bleach to sanitize. If you don’t have enough towels to use this way, swing by your local thrift store for more. Better yet, use old bathroom towels, cut and hem to size. A little FYI on how bleach sanitizes: http://home.howstuffworks.com/bleach2.htm

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2. Sponges. See above.

3. Napkins. You can make fabric napkins the size and color you like and use them over and over. Check the linen closet. Did you get some fabric napkins for a wedding present? Bust ’em out! Make your own: http://diy.yourway.net/go-green-or-get-fancy-with-diy-cloth-napkins/

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4.Tissues. Remember when all men had a handkerchief in their pockets?…

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