You may be thinking about spring cleaning, and tossing towels and sheets that have seen better days. Take them to your local shelter. The staff and animals will be so grateful to have towels for after baths.
Keep chopped banana skins your refrigerator or freezer until there is enough to fill a blender 2/3 of the way. Add a cup of water and blend to a slurry. Place slurry into a normal sized bucket (9 litre) and fill half-way with water.
Everyone complains about catalogs and how they clutter up their mail boxes. I say bring them on! I use them as mulch under my trees and bushes. In a dry country such as Australia, water conservation is priority.
Don’t waste money on fabric softener! Use white vinegar instead. White vinegar is the best fabric softener you can buy and it’s so cheap. Just add half a cup to your final rinse and your washing will come out lovely, soft, and free of any soap residue.