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Creative uses for old phone books

Wondering what to do with old phone books? Get creative:-- Make a child’s booster seat by covering old books with fabric remnants.-- Clean windows using water and vinegar, wipe with pages.-- Duct tape phone books together and use them as steps for aerobic exercising.-- Use pages as fire starts in the fireplace or grill.-- Shred pages and use for garden mulch.-- Crumple or shred pages and use as stuffing in packages.-- Use instead of wax paper to separate baked goods and items in the freezer.Source: thedailygreen.com

Learn about the Herald’s green efforts on the Get Green blog at www.tricityherald.com.Questions? Comments? Got your own tip to share? Contact Ingrid Stegemoeller: 582-1537; istegemoeller@tricityherald.com



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