Stop Throwing Away Empty Toilet Paper Rolls. Here’s 12 Ways To Reuse Them Around The House

There are several different uses for toilet paper rolls. Toilet paper rolls are trashed by the dozens when they are actually quite useful!

Over 17 billion toilet paper tubes are thrown away each year. That’s enough to fill the Empire State Building. Twice. Every minute, Americans throw away 32,280 toilet paper tubes. That is a lot of toilet paper tubes! Toilet paper tubes can be used for a number of things! There is no sense in throwing away so much paper. It is an excellent way to start recycling. The average American family uses about 240 rolls of toilet paper per year. That is about 20 12 packs.

You can also use paper towel tubes for these crafts too. Start saving up all of your toilet paper rolls and use each one for a different craft! They can be used to make a multitude of things! You can make a rocket, cat toy, eyeglass holder, and even fake Christmas lights! Here are 12 ways to reuse toilet paper tubes and paper towel tubes!

  1. Messy Cords – Wrap up your cords and wires and stick them in cardboard tubes to help with organization and storage.                                                                                                            use-toilet-paper-for-cable-organization
  2. Candy Popper – Stuff them with candy and sweets and close off the two ends to create a fun candy popper.
  3. Pen/Utensil Holder – Close off one end by gluing a piece of paper to it and use the toilet paper rolls to hold makeup brushes, markers, pencils, pens, and little office supplies.

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