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20 Ways to Reuse a Used Dryer Sheet

November 14, 2011

Conservation Reduce Reuse RecycleThis blog post, created by @LiteGreen, is being passed around the Twitter world: 20 Ways To Re-Purpose A Used Dryer Sheet. Reusing used dryer sheets is one of the baby steps you can take to be more environmentally friendly. Benefit our future by reducing waste that heads to landfills; as little as that may be, it adds up over time. If you require a tangible benefit, save money, repel bugs, and freshen up your life in one of the following ways:

  • Place one under the driver side car seat to give it that new car smell
  • Place used dryer sheets in the bottom of your trash can before you add the new bag, It will absorb any drips or leaks and leave the can smelling fresh
  • Use them to remove pet hair from your clothes and furniture
  • Used dryer sheets make great dusting cloths for your wooden furniture
  • Use just like you would a Swiffer sheet on your floors to pick up dust and pet hair

Here are 15 others reuses for dryer sheets, from Sabrina Smith at @LiteGreen: 20 Ways To Re-Purpose A Used Dryer Sheet. Have you reused a dryer sheet before? Please share your ideas. Thank you for reading, letUbeU!

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. Sevynn7s permalink
    November 14, 2011 9:52 PM

    You can always skip the dryer sheets all together. Use a piece of fabric (I use a pair-less sock) dipped in an essential oil. Pop it into the dryer with your wet clothes and it leaves a pleasant, natural, chemical-free scent!

    • November 14, 2011 10:49 PM

      Excellent idea. On my to-buy list: essential oil. Thank you.

      Do you reuse the same sock, redipping every time?

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