By Jeff Yeager
“I name it inventive repurposing: discovering another use—or ten—for goods all of us throw away each day. after all, I come from an extended line of inventive repurposers. My grandmother used to make Christmas out of the specimen cups from my grandfather’s visits to the urologist. and also you ask yourself why i've got issues?” —Jeff Yeager, the final word Cheapskate
Prompted via the recession, the growing to be curiosity in frugality, and his ardour for environmental conservation, Jeff Yeager offers Don’t Throw That Away!, a realistic and pleasing consultant committed completely to the second one component to the outdated environmentalist’s mantra: lessen, Reuse, Recycle.
With the humor and zaniness that readers have come to like from America’s cherished final Cheapskate, Don’t Throw That Away!, Jeff’s first publication unique (talk approximately saving cash on paper!), bargains a slew of artistic how you can repurpose every kind of things that might have you ever saving cash and the earth’s resources:
· Make a “cheapskate soap-on-a-rope” utilizing a couple of tired pantyhose and people little slivers of cleaning soap you commonly discard.
· Craft the ideal inflatable shuttle pillow utilizing the plastic bladder from within an empty box of “box wine” (bonus: making one might help you fall asleep).
· Boil citrus rinds in water for 1 minute at the range or within the microwave for a usual kitchen air freshener.
From bottle caps to dryer lint, latex condoms to bitter milk, Yeager proves that there’s the way to repurpose it. pro with thought-provoking proof approximately our disposable society and with brief profiles of a few actual geniuses of inventive repurposing (like the man who lined his residence with beaten beer cans to economize on aluminum siding), this publication unique could have you considering two times earlier than you achieve for the rubbish can and announcing, “Whatever you do, Don’t Throw That Away!”