“I have come to the conclusion that dryer lint is the cremated remains of all my missing socks.”
– Relatable Posts
Isn’t that the truth?
Well, what do we do with all the “cremated remains of our missing socks”?
Did you know there are actual ways to reuse it? From throwing it into the compost, like we do, to creating art, here are….
13 Creative Ways to Reuse Dryer Lint
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- Stuffing, Use it to stuff items i.e. crafts-ornaments. Be careful it is flammable.
- Fire Starters – My friend Sarah shows you how here.
- Dryer Lint Clay
- Line Planters with it.
- Ornaments and These
- Pet Dust Bunnies
- ART!!!!! Check out the Andy Warhol of Dryer Lint and here is another dryer lint artist….
**You may notice, that we left off -leaving it out for the birds to make nests, as an option. There are many who believe dryer lint isn’t good for birds, so we didn’t include it on our list. Feel free to investigate this option for yourself.
PRO TIP- If you want to save wear and tear on your clothing, try line drying. It helps reduce energy and your clothing items. This is the one we use.
Collecting Dryer Lint
Now that you know what to do with that lint, you can create a bucket to collect it…
This is also a great way to reuse a laundry pod bucket.
Remove plastic branding wrap from the outside of your pod bucket.
Apply LINT Vinyl Decal, which you can find here.
It couldn’t be any easier and is a great way to add to your lint collection, whatever you use it for.
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If you have any ways to reuse dryer lint, we would love to hear about them!! You can also share your projects on our Facebook page. We have a share day each Wednesday.
BONUS TIP – Make sure to clean your lint trap each time. A lint cleaner brush, like this, is great at getting the stuff the lint trap doesn’t collect, which is a fire hazard.