Be creative and consume less

June 11, 2008 12:59:49 PM PDT
There are many ways to reduce the amount of stuff you consume and to be creative in ways to reuse itemsBy thinking creatively, many new uses for common items can be discovered. Here are just a few ideas.

Turn a giant cardboard box into a child's playhouse.

Transform a plastic ice cream tub into a flower pot.

Give pet hamsters or gerbils paper towel and toilet paper cardboard tubes with which to play. Use an egg carton to plant seedlings.

Turn used tires into children's swings or other playground equipment.