If you knew how many different things you could do with a cardboard tube you’d never throw them away again.
After you check out these uses for cardboard tubes you man actually never throw one away again!
Here are the best alternative uses for cardboard tubes that we could find on the internet:
1) Seed Starters
Toilet paper tubes make great seed starters. You can place them right into the ground when you’re done, as the cardboard will disintegrate. Get the instructions here.
2) Crease-Free Clothing
Cut a paper towel tube horizontally and place it over your hanger then tape it back together. Hang pants over the roll to keep them crease-free.
3) Bird Feeder
Roll your tube in peanut butter then bird seed. Run a string through it and hang it from a tree.
4) Keep Wrapping Paper Tidy
Prevent your wrapping paper from getting those weird white creases by placing a tube over it and securing it with a rubber band.
5) Cord Keeper
Keep your cords organized and in good shape with cardboard rolls.
6) Fire Starter
Shove some lint into a paper toilet roll and cover it with toilet or other paper and you’ve got yourself a DIY fire starter.
7) Cat Scratch
Keep your kitty from scratching up your furniture by keeping him busy with this DIY cat toy you can learn how to make here.
8) Knife Sheath
You can create a makeshift knife sheath with a cardboard roll.
9) Plastic Bag Holder
When you start shoving plastic shopping bags under your cabinet, they can quickly overcome that cabinet.
10) Keep a Secret
You can hide something inside a jar by placing a toilet paper roll into it and filling the jar around the tube.
You can make this nifty cellphone speaker with a cardboard tube. Find out here.
12) Wine Rack
Keep all your wine bottles neatly on display by using mailing tubes that are glued together to create a beautiful wine rack.
13) No Kill Mouse Trap
Get mice out of your house in a humane way that doesn’t harm them with this DIY no-kill mouse trap. You can learn how to make it here.
14) Boot Keeper
No one likes a limp boot. Help your boots keep their shape by placing a cardboard mailing tube inside of them when you aren’t wearing them.
15) Door Draft Blocker
Learn how to make this door draft blocker here.
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