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Monday 10 September, 2018

What to Look for in Containers for Transportation

If you work in the transportation industry, you know that no matter what you transport, the quality of your containers makes a big difference in the success of your operation. That is true whether you are transporting goods across a factory floor or you are hauling freight across the country. What should you look for […]

Monday 03 September, 2018

Dye Your Clothes in a Plastic Bin

I am an expert when it comes to getting the maximum use out of my clothes. I wash them on the gentle cycle and dry them on low. Oftentimes I simply line dry them. I do everything I can to make sure they stay in pristine condition. I’ve been wearing many garments for a decade […]

Monday 27 August, 2018

Just Do One Thing

When you think about decluttering and organizing your home, you probably think about what a monumentally huge chore it is going to be, right? You think about the dozens of rooms and spaces in your house you need to organize: the kitchen, the living room, the basement, the attic, the wall closets, the bedrooms, the […]

Monday 20 August, 2018

How to Set Organizing Goals, Part 3: More Advice on Setting Productive Goals

Looking to organize your house room by room? Before you start stockpiling plastic containers for organizing, you may want to do some serious thinking about your goals. In Part 1 of this series, I talked about why it is important to set goals for organizing. In Part 2, I talked about the concept of S.M.A.R.T. […]

Monday 13 August, 2018

How to Set Organizing Goals, Part 2: S.M.A.R.T. Goals

Want to know how to get organized at home? You may start by looking up the best home organizing tips, but how much thought have you given home organizing goals? In How to Set Organizing Goals, Part 1: Why You Need Goals, I shared why it is important to set concrete goals: • Short-term goals […]

Monday 06 August, 2018

How to Set Organizing Goals, Part 1: Why You Need Goals

If you feel like you are living in a pigsty, you may be looking for the best home organizing tips. But while you are searching for free organizing ideas, have you taken the time to actually think about your organizing goals? Far too many people start out on the journey of home organization without clearly […]

Monday 30 July, 2018

6 Reasons Plastic Bins Make the Best Planters, Part 2

Have you ever thought about using plastic bins as planters? Plastic may not be the first material to pop into your head when you think about gardening, but plastic bins for gardening have a number of unique advantages over ceramic, wood or other materials. In Part 1, I shared the following 3 benefits: 1. Plastic […]

Monday 23 July, 2018

6 Reasons Plastic Bins Make the Best Planters, Part 1

Thinking about purchasing some plastic bins for gardening, but not sure if you should consider going with another sturdier material like ceramic or wood for your planters? It is understandable that you might consider these options, considering that plastic is flimsy and can break—but plastic bins provide you with quite a few significant benefits which […]

Monday 16 July, 2018

Make a Garden Fountain Using an Old Plastic Bin

If you have ever wanted to put a fountain in your garden, you have probably already figured out that this can be an expensive and rather involved project. This is true whether you are going to go the DIY route or you have been thinking about purchasing a fountain which is already pre-made and ready […]

Monday 09 July, 2018

Use Your Plastic Bins to Create Easy Furniture

When you think of clear plastic storage boxes, you probably do not think of furniture. But maybe you should. After all, a lot of outdoor furniture for your lawn or patio is made of plastic anyway. Plastic is not the most sturdy material for furniture, but it is affordable and versatile, and it can stand […]

Monday 02 July, 2018

What Is The Best Way to Reheat Food in a Plastic Container?

A lot of people wonder, “Can you heat plastic containers in the microwave?” The answer to that question is “yes,” so long as you are purchasing microwave-safe plastic food containers. But when it comes to reheating food in plastic food containers with lids, you may not be sure of the best approach to take. The […]

Monday 25 June, 2018

Should You Use Mod Podge or Tape when Decorating Plastic Bins?

If you are looking up ideas for decorating plastic bins, you will find that a lot of ideas involve attaching contact paper, wallpaper or other beautiful paper to the inside of the containers so that the colors and patterns show through the clear plastic. Some tutorials advise that you use tape, while others advise that […]

Monday 18 June, 2018

Plastic Bin Decorating Idea: Weave Ribbons or Fabric

Plastic bins may be useful, but are they pretty? Usually not. They generally look quite bland, if not downright unattractive. That might be fine in your garage, but what about the plastic storage containers for clothes, food and more in your bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, living room, and other area of the house? You have gone […]

Monday 11 June, 2018

How Can You Put Holes in a Plastic Bin?

If you have purchased plastic containers for use around the home, there are a number of situations where you might end up wondering how to make a hole in hard plastic. If something will be living in the bin for example, it might need air holes. Or you could be looking to punch holes in […]

Monday 04 June, 2018

Ideas for Hiding Recycling and Trash Bins

Do you have a set of recycling and trash bins sitting out in your yard or next to your driveway? They may be convenient, but there is no denying that they are an eyesore. If you are looking for a creative way to help them blend in with the scenery, there are plenty of ideas […]