How To Reuse Old Bath Towels: 5 Creative Ways
Everything in the home needs changing after a while – sheets, clothes, towels, etc. Wear and tear is absolutely normal and it just happens naturally over time, no matter how much you care for your items. This is especially true for towels. You can wash them correctly, use the right products, try to air them out, and so on and they will still become dingy, stained, torn, and worn out. It happens. After all they are used on the daily. Once they become that unappealing it’s time to change them with new ones. However, this means you are now stuck with a bunch of old towels you don’t know what to do with. While you can throw them away, it’s best to find a way to recycle them, as we don’t need any more fabric filling up the landfills. You can put them in recycling containers for clothing or you can check out these creative ideas on how to reuse old bath towels.
Don’t throw away your towels – reuse them!
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How To Reuse Old Bath Towels
If you still haven’t around to recycling your towels in a container, now is the time to turn them into something useful. Don’t let them take up any more unnecessary space in your home. Even the most beat up towels, can still be used. You just need to know what to do with them. So, let’s see what you can do with all those old towels.
Don’t let old towels take up any more unnecessary space in your home
If you have a Swiffer type mop, this hack can save you some money. Instead of constantly buying new mop pads, you can make your very own reusable ones from your old bath towels. And for this DIY you don’t even need any skills. All you need to do is cut off a piece that is big enough and fits your mop and that’s it. Then use, wash, and use again.
Instead of buying new pads, make your very own reusable ones from your old bath towels
No need to buy any more overpriced bath poufs when you can make them yourself. Use your old bath towels to make some poufs for scrubbing. If you’ve got a big towel, you can make a bunch of these. They are super easy to make and quite practice. It’s a great way to keep the fabric out of the landfill, while still getting some use from it.
You can find the tutorial at Ruffles and Stuff.
No need to buy any more overpriced bath poufs when you can make them yourself
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Rags are always needed around the house. They do a great job at cleaning up pretty much any mess. From picking up dust, to being used as oil rags for the car, there is always something to do for a rag. However, instead of buying new ones and getting hem dirty, why not turn your old towels into rags? Just cut the towel into smaller pieces and use to your advantage. It’s recommended you do sew the edges with a zigzag stitch to prevent unraveling, but it’s not mandatory.
Rags are always needed around the house
#Help out the animals
While you may not get any use from your old towels anymore, it doesn’t mean someone else won’t. You can donate your old towels to your local animal shelter. There they can use them to dry down the animals after bath time and they may use them for bedding for crates. It’s a good alternative to throwing them away or trying to DIY them. Just make sure the towels are still useable, otherwise there won’t be a point in donating them.
You can donate your old towels to your local animal shelter
Your old towels still have some work to do in the bathroom. Use them to create some bath mats! Make a cute mat in no time. This DIY super practical and easy. Plus, you won’t have to buy new bath mats for a while! You can wash them and reuse them until there is truly nothing left of the towel.
You can find the tutorial at Hello Sewing.
Your old towels still have some work to do in the bathroom
These were some creative ideas when it comes to how to reuse old bath towels. We hope you found this article useful. Now you finally have some good ideas on what to do with all those leftover, old towels instead of throwing them away.
These were some creative ideas when it comes to how to reuse old bath towels