ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Panty Hose and Socks - Recycle Tips

Updated on January 14, 2012

Got a run in your panty hose?

Recycle them. Wrapping paper stays tighty wrapped inside.

Just insert them in the legs. They stretch to three rolls in each leg.

You can stand them in the back of your closet or you can hang them on a hanger.

It's neat! You'll love it.

Use them with the Vacuum Cleaner: If you lose a small item, an ear ring, or something tiny in a tight place or if you can't find it. Hook up your vacuum cleaner, place a piece of panty hose on the suction hole and secure it with a rubber band. Hose around the area, and the lost item will stay on the suction until you remove it.

Plant ties: Cut long sections and use as plant ties. Tie up young tender plants, or larger ones to stakes. It's soft but very very strong. When the wind blows.... it gives and stretches and doesn't cut the plant.


~ ````~````~````~````~````~````~````~````~````~````~````~````~````~`````~````~````~````~

Sock tops


Recycle your mismatched socks or worn out socks

Cut off the tops that still have good elastic

All sizes. Even baby socks

It's a great bandage

Holds topical bandages and applications in place.

Won't slip and is comfortable.



Bee Sting?

When I was a little girl, my daddy would chew up a cigarette and put the wet tobacco on the sting. I thought it was magic. But I found out later (much later) that the tobacco anesthetized it, and drew out the poison.

So I went to a tobacco store and bought a package of chewing tobacco. And I have hooked the whole neighborhood on this....and it really is magic!

Remove stinger. Place a little pinch of the tobacco in real hot water for a few seconds to wet it

Then right on top of the sting.

Use a bandaid if you want, but I use gauze.

Then Sock it! Kids love it!

Next day, no itching, no redness.

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • profile image

      Lily 

      3 years ago

      Thinking like that is really imisvrspee

    • profile image

      Syakila 

      3 years ago

      I haven't had to do this yet, not until next year but I find I have to take my kids along to buy shoes. Every store size is not the same, so if I buy it solo it often doesn't fit, but that doesn't mean it's any easier. My 2 year old son does not enjoy shnioppg and will only get about 1 pair of shoes on before he refuses anymore. So they better be the ones we're planning on taking home lol

    • DonnaCosmato profile image

      Donna Cosmato 

      6 years ago from USA

      What great tips! I especially like the idea of taming all that wayward wrapping paper by encasing it in pantyhose!

    • profile image

      stessily 

      6 years ago

      Ann, Great homegrown wisdom here and great recycling tips! Thanks for sharing your personal experience with chewing tobacco and bee stings --- amazingly simple yet effective natural remedy, which for me is the best kind of remedy.

    • oceansnsunsets profile image

      Paula 

      6 years ago from The Midwest, USA

      Ann, this is hilarious and great all at the same time. I love these tips! Great recycling for pantyhose and good sock tops. I never knew about the chewing tobacco either, wow! Thanks for sharing. :)

    • moonlake profile image

      moonlake 

      6 years ago from America

      Some very good ideas. I like the bee sting suggestion.

    • Simone Smith profile image

      Simone Haruko Smith 

      6 years ago from San Francisco

      Such smart tips! What fun!

    • profile image

      girltalksshop 

      6 years ago

      Great tips and good way to recycle! : ) Voted up and awesome!!

    • anndavis25 profile imageAUTHOR

      anndavis25 

      6 years ago from Clearwater, Fl.

      mOrdOr, But how about those panty hose?....lol lol

      bell du jour, thanks for stopping by.

      MummyDearest, Thank you for the vote, and for the visit.

      Mary615 and Gypsy, glad you enjoyed the tips. Hope they come in handy.

      Eiddwen, happy that you find the tips useful. Enjoy.

      rebeccamealey, I hope you will be able to use these tips sometime. Thanks.

      InterestCaptured, THANKS!

    • bell du jour profile image

      bell du jour 

      6 years ago from Ireland

      Hi Ann, some really great tips, thanks for sharing :-)

      Bell

    • m0rd0r profile image

      Stoill Barzakov 

      6 years ago from Sofia, Bulgaria

      Very useful :) I throw old socks away very often.

    • MummyDearest profile image

      Eileen 

      6 years ago from Kildare, Ireland

      Thanks for the tips. Very useful indeed. Voted up!

    • mary615 profile image

      Mary Hyatt 

      6 years ago from Florida

      I especially like the idea of the sock cuff! Thanks for sharing these great ideas!

    • Gypsy Rose Lee profile image

      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      6 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Thanks for this useful and informative hub!

    • Eiddwen profile image

      Eiddwen 

      6 years ago from Wales

      A brilliant hub full of useful tips.

      Thank you for sharing and I note up up and away.

      Take care and enjoy the rest of your day.

      Eddy.

    • rebeccamealey profile image

      Rebecca Mealey 

      6 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

      Very good and useful tips!

    • InterestCaptured profile image

      InterestCaptured 

      6 years ago

      good stuff

    • john000 profile image

      John R Wilsdon 

      6 years ago from Superior, Arizona

      I will remember the suggestion. Thanks for the tips!

    • food4you profile image

      food4you 

      6 years ago from Oklahoma

      Great ideas on living a little bit greener! We all should re-purpose things. I try to do my best. Great hub!

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)