Repurposing is beneficial for everyone, as it’s a great way to save money while being environmentally conscious. It also lets us exercise our improvisation skills and resourcefulness for a time or situation where we don’t have access to the conveniences we are used to. This way of thinking isn’t new to those of us who are somewhat isolated or homesteading, but new ideas are great for everyone – from the novice prepper to the experienced homesteader.
This article on Mother Nature Network gives us 10 different ways we can reuse plastic pill bottles that we would normally throw away. These sturdy, airtight containers have a lot of life in them after their contents are gone. It turns out that these things can be used to organize pretty much anything form junk drawers to tool kits. My favorite tip is to use them as compact ice packs – beats the heavy, bulky ones for sure!