Pallet Chair by Studio Mama
Jonathan B.
Aug 14, 2008

This week at Re-nest, we've gotten into re-use. Wooden shipping pallets, it turns out, can be used to make entire buildings, storage sheds—even the chair seen above. We also re-colored a duvet cover with $10 of Rit dye, and we learned that certain stores love to take packing peanuts back for re-use.


Trent has uncovered a crazy futuristic milk container—are you ready to buy milk in plastic bags? And Stephanie, who long ago rebuffed her electric dryer, is looking for space-friendly ideas to supplement her overloaded drying rack in her cozy apartment. Links below the jump...

It turns out some businesses will gladly take used packing peanuts for re-use...

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Dyeing in a washing machine: greener than replacing a duvet.

Stephanie needs help! What's your trick for drying clothes without giving your entire home over to drying racks?

According to our commenters, milk in bags isn't such a new idea, but it's still new to us... we guess we better get used to saying "a loaf of bread, a bag of milk, and a stick of butter."

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