Garbage Decomposition Rates

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Lid Just Wont Unscew – Solution

57c47e23a43897835a75ffbc38518766We used one of those thick rubber bands that bind broccoli together to place around the lid of this jar – and any jar that gives us a problem unscrewing. It gives your hands something to help get a good grip and allow you to open it.

Paint Can Drips – Heres A Quick Fix!

5ff410e860effc00bf0180cf49ea7d89Who knew rubber bands could be so helpful – but here we are again with a rubber band fix. Place a rubber band around paint can as shown in the picture and use it to scrap off excess paint when you are painting. Simple solution! No more excess dribbles on the outside of the can and everywhere else if your painting aftermath looks like mine!

Outdoor Drink Holder From A Can

543708_429619690467194_251061827_nThoroughly clean can and dry — Paint or decoupage the outside of can with a unique design — Seal with polyurethane — You will need a (minimum size of) 18 inch galvanized bolt (about 2.50 at a hardware store) with a washer and nut. Puncture hole in bottom of can and push the bolt through from the inside of can until head in at the bottom. Under the can on the bolt add a washer and then secure the nut tightly. The longer bolt you use the better. You can also polyurethane the entire can, nut, washer and bolt once done to give a nice shiny presentation and to help prevent rust.

Home Made Watering Can From Milk Gallon Jug

547438_466969193376226_717431435_nWhat a great way to reuse these over and over. Just punch a series of holes in the cap. You can also pre-mix fertilizers like miracle grow into the jug before you put cap on. Convenient, easy and you are saving the earth at the same time by recycling/upcycling.