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Clever Ways to Reuse Your Kitchen Trash

Put materials from around the kitchen to work instead of throwing them away with these brilliant ideas
This Old House
This Old House • 25 weeks ago

Create markers by stapling a plant's seed packet to a chopstick and placing it inside the pot or bed. | Photo: Wendell T. Webber |

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