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How can I reuse or upcycle used, leftover, tiny bath soap bar bits?

I'm not sure about donating leftover bits... But for recycling/reusing, what I normally do is grab a new bar, and at the end of my shower/bath, get both the new bar and the small used piece(s) wet and ...
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How can I reuse or upcycle used, leftover, tiny bath soap bar bits?

Another option would be to use a cheese grater to turn the soap into flakes for use as laundry soap. Lux, in fact, is available as laundry flakes from the supermarket. Cannot comment on the ...
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How can I reuse or upcycle used, leftover, tiny bath soap bar bits?

We set them in a jar lid. With a hole in the bottom to drain. Set on sink. Small left over soap is good for washing your hands. Once supper small. Throw in bucket with a little water. Use to soak ...
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How can I reuse or upcycle used, leftover, tiny bath soap bar bits?

You can dissolve the bits in water to make liquid soap.
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How can I build a spinning wheel?

It seems the bottom line of the question is low cost spinning wheel. The Dodeca wheeldesign is available free on line. This has been noted in another post. Porter also sells this wheel and a ...
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In what ways can I upcycle my old, unused refrigerator?

Word of caution: If it's truly an antique and is in working order, upcycling the fridge may not be in your best interests. Depending on how you upcycle it, you may have to make irreversible changes to ...
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Glass Recycling Case Study

Here there is a very interesting case study by the government of Oregon. It is not as specific as you want but they give a lot of figures to understand the cost of processing and collecting glass and ...
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Repurposing polystyrene packaging material as ceiling insulation; safety and techniques

You are track of a useful idea here, but the ceiling space is not the place to use it. I have actually asked our local waste management municipality if it's realistic to pull a stream of waste ...

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