aI call it creative repurposing: Finding an alternative useaor tenafor items we all throw away every day. Of course, I come from a long line of creative repurposers. My grandmother used to make Christmas decorations out of the specimen cups from my grandfatheras visits to the urologist. And you wonder why I have issues?a aJeff Yeager, the Ultimate Cheapskate Prompted by the recession, the growing interest in frugality, and his passion for environmental conservation, Jeff Yeager presents Donat Throw That Away!, a practical and entertaining guide devoted entirely to the second element of the old environmentalistas mantra: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. With the humor and zaniness that readers have come to love from Americaas beloved Ultimate Cheapskate, Donat Throw That Away!, Jeffas first eBook original (talk about saving money on paper!), offers a slew of creative ways to repurpose all sorts of items that will have you saving money and the earthas resources: Am Make a acheapskate soap-on-a-ropea using a pair of worn out pantyhose and those little slivers of soap you normally discard. Am Craft the perfect inflatable travel pillow using the plastic bladder from inside an empty container of abox winea (bonus: making one will help you fall asleep). Am Boil citrus rinds in water for 1 minute on the stove or in the microwave for a natural kitchen air freshener. From bottle caps to dryer lint, latex condoms to sour milk, Yeager proves that thereas a way to repurpose it. Seasoned with thought-provoking facts about our disposable society and with short profiles of some true geniuses of creative repurposing (like the guy who covered his house with crushed beer cans to save money on aluminum siding), this eBook original will have you thinking twice before you reach for the garbage can and saying, aWhatever you do, Donat Throw That Away!aAnd you wonder why I have issues?a aJeff Yeager, the Ultimate Cheapskate Prompted by the recession, the growing interest in frugality, and his passion for environmental conservation, Jeff Yeager presents Donat Throw That Away!, a ...
|Title||:||Don't Throw That Away!|
|Publisher||:||Three Rivers Press - 2012-03-20|