Friday, October 17, 2008

A Half Dozen Uses for Empty Egg Cartons

From FrugalDad.com

When you think about it, eggs themselves are a pretty frugal food. They are just about the cheapest form of natural protein available, and are the primary ingredient in nearly every made-from-scratch recipe. We go through a lot of eggs in our household–boiled eggs, scrambled eggs for breakfast (and occasionally, dinner), deviled eggs, etc.

Instead of tossing the empty cartons I began hunting different ways we could reuse them.

Use an empty egg carton to ship breakables. If you are selling on eBay, egg cartons are a great thing to keep around as they offer protection to small, breakable items. If the item is especially small, and you don’t want to pay extra for shipping a rectangular container

Read more ideas in the article.

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