5 Ways To Reuse Your Dryer Sheets And Clean Up Your Act

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I find it such a waste to throw away products you only use once, so I’m always looking for ways to recycle them.A used dryer sheet is actually a really versatile product with a ton of different applications, so don’t throw it away after the dry cycle is up!

Recycle your dryer sheets in these ways:

Freshen your suitcase: Leave a dryer sheet in your suitcase when you’re travelling so it’ll stay fresh and smell it too.
Reduce static cling: Get rid of static cling by rubbing dryer sheets on the problem areas.
Clean irons: Rub the iron on the dryer sheet while the heat is set to low, and the sheet will clean the residue off the plate.
Remove pet and human hair: Run the dryer sheet over fabrics with a lot of fur or hair on them, such as clothing or furniture.
Clean bathroom gunk: If it’s time to clean your bath or shower, then grab a dryer sheet for scrubbing. Apparently, dryer sheets help to keep showers and baths free of mineral buildup, so they serve the dual function of cleaning and protecting!

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