Reusing candle wax

“Candles are wonderful at setting the mood of a room, but once the candle burns down to the bottom it can be unsightly and hard to remove from the container. Some candle containers are so delightful, so it is nice to reuse them.  Candles can also be messy and wax is difficult to remove if the candle spills over (…) Once you have used up most of your favourite candle with a scent but there is still too much left to throw away, purchase tea light molds and tea light wicks. Melt the remaining wax and pour into the tea light moulds. You won’t waste your original candle and you will still get to still enjoy your favourite fragrance.”

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Following are some ideas to reuse the leftover candle wax to make new ones. Click on the images to go to the original source and tutorial.

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Savvy Salvagers Pallet Projects [Infographic]

Brought to you by Crowes Sawmills

Over two billion pallets are used every day to move stuff about, but the humble little transporter is way more versatile than just that. Creative minds have used pallets to make everything from doggie beds to dressing screens. This savvy salvagers infographic gives you tons of ideas for using pallets in your own home and guides you through the process, from picking safe pallets to gathering your tools, so that you can make your own pallet furniture for your own home. Don’t forget to share all your brilliant creations.

Food Waste Day

Food waste is one of the planet’s easier dilemmas to solve. While challenging, the solution will be more about changing people’s mindsets than creating over-complicated, high-tech answers. The first step? Understanding where food waste happens and how we can change the world by changing the way we eat.

Reduce Your Waste

  1. Lower your grocery bills and environmental footprint by reducing your food waste.
  2. Whether you are at home, school, or work, you are surrounded by opportunities to reduce food waste. So where do you begin?
  3. Identify areas for improvement and choose your favourite strategies for cutting waste.

At Home…

You can reduce your personal food
waste in five steps:
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