We all have them in our home. Old worn out toothbrushes that can never be used again, or so we think. Don’t toss those toothbrushes out just yet! They can come in handy and clean a lot more than your teeth! This article will share 12 ways you can recycle your old toothbrushes and will make you think twice about tossing them.
Toothbrushes work great for cleaning grout in your tile floors. Tile can be a pain to get clean. There is always a lot of elbow grease involved to achieve a clean floor. Use a toothbrush to scrub and clean those in between places that seem so impossible to clean. It works great and will save you some elbow grease.
Men can use old toothbrushes to clean their guns. It works great on the small pieces and hard to reach places. A great addition to any gun cleaning kit.
Old toothbrushes work great to clean small knick knacks that have hard to clean places. You can use soap and water and gently scrub. It will make your knick knacks look like new!
Another really great use for an old toothbrush is cleaning jewelry. Soak your jewelry in jewelry cleaner and then use the toothbrush to scrub dirt and grime out. Works great!
Ever have a stain on your favorite shirt? Using a toothbrush can get the stain remover really into the stain and it can jumpstart getting the stain out.
Cleaning fruits and veggies are another great use for an old toothbrush. Of course you will need to boil it and sterilize it before using. You can gently clean your potatoes, squash and other veggies. Gentle is the key word here!
Keep an old toothbrush by the bathtub. It works great to clean your fingernails and toenails. Especially if you have a job where your nails are constantly getting dirty. Even just working in the garden can get your nails in a mess. An old toothbrush can get the dirt out.
Another use you may not have ever thought of for an old toothbrush is cleaning your kitchen gadgets. An old toothbrush can clean your garlic press, blender parts, and cheese grater. You may can think of other gadgets you can clean.
Animal cages can get pretty yucky. An old toothbrush can get the stuck on hard stuff out and can make the job a little easier.
A job I definitely hate doing, as I am sure most of you do, is cleaning dirty dusty blinds. An old toothbrush works great to get that sticky dust off. First, soak the blinds in the tub in hot soapy water. Then use the old toothbrush to scrub the grime off. Your blinds will look like new.
An old toothbrush comes in real handy in polishing the chrome on your motorcycle. It could also come in handy in cleaning the parts of one too.
Speaking of parts, old toothbrushes work great in cleaning your tools and parts of engines.
These are just a few of the ways you can reuse and recycle your old toothbrushes. Maybe you can think of more!