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What to Do With an Old Christmas Tree
When the holidays are over, take down the tinsel, but don’t bag the tree. Here are 10 ways to dispose or recycle your Christmas tree.
10 Uses for an Egg Carton
After the eggs are all scrambled and eaten, the container is useful for home improvement
10 Uses for Gutters
Before you consign your metal off-cuts to the recycling pile, consider these clever ways to make use of them
10 Uses for Wine Bottles
Spare yourself hefty recycling bins and repurpose wine bottles with these ideas
10 Uses for Window Screens
Don't throw away those old window screens just yet. Here are 10 "a-ha!" ways to reuse them
10 Uses for Mayonnaise
Mayo is a delicious addition to many dishes, but it can also tackle household problems that don't include two pieces of bread
10 Uses for Vodka
If you've stumbled upon a bottle of spirits that's not fit for a mixed drink, reuse it as a handy household solution
10 Uses for Chopsticks
Even if you'd rather eat with a fork, these simple wood utensils are worth saving. TOH reader Christine Dinus shares some ways she puts them to use
10 Uses for Charcoal
Don't let that half-empty bag from last summer sit around. Charcoal—the natural lump variety made from hardwood—can do more than cook burgers
10 Uses for Coffee Filters
They're a must-have item in the kitchen, of course. But lint-free, tear-resistant coffee filters are mighty handy in the workshop—and pretty much everywhere else.
10 Uses for Car Wax
Whether in paste or liquid form, car wax is formulated to fill scratches and give a high shine to nonporous surfaces like glass and metal, while protecting them from smudges and stains. It's handy in other ways, too, so grab a lint-free cloth and get to work.
10 Uses for Magazines
You've often told us that you save every issue of This Old House, but when the pile of glossies on your nightstand gets too tall, use them elsewhere.
7 Smart Everyday Uses for Old Tennis Balls
This Old House DIY Expert & House One Editor Jenn Largesse shares a few smart ways to put your tennis balls to use without ever hitting the court.
10 Uses for Drywall Screws
The toothy threads and trumpet-shaped heads of drywall screws make them a tempting choice for many tasks. Watch as DIY Expert and House One Editor Jenn Largesse shares some smart uses for drywall screws.
7 Alternative Uses for Dental Floss
Dental floss is a household staple typically confined to the bathroom drawer next to your toothbrush, but here are a few other ways to put it to use.
10 Uses for Beeswax
No longer just for candles—put this natural material to work around the house on wood, furniture, and more.