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Energy Audits
Discover your energy use
The Library has two Kill A Watt Energy Detectors available for check out.  Plug in the Kill A Watt Energy Detector at your home and find out exactly how much energy each device is using.
Recycling
Understanding Recycling in Hampton Falls

Curb side recycling: Understand the best practices for curb side recycling in Hampton Falls by downloading this printable pdf or by visiting https://recyclesmartma.org/ to search specific items.

White goods and bulky items: these items are accepted at the brush dump twice a year. During the rest of the year some items are accepted at the Raymond Transfer Station for a fee.

Hazardous Waste: There are two designated days in 2020 for hazardous waste. See this informative pdf for procedures, dates and a list of acceptable items.

Repurposing
Taking Something Old and Making it New

Repurposing an item is done by modifying it to fit a new use, or by using the item as is in a new way. The folks at diyncrafts.com curated a list of 100 beautifully repurposed items for inspiration.

At the library we were inspired to try repurposing household items:

 
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Garden Cloches made from milk jugs: Learn how with this instructional video.

 
Mini Green Houses: These cute little greenhouses will warm the soil and help seeds germinate earlier. Contruct your own by using repurposed milk/water jugs. See how with this instructional video.
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Wreaths made from plastic bags. Use different colored bags, spray paint or decorations to make a wreath for any season. Click here for an easy to understand tutorial.

 
Reusable grocery bags woven from 50 disposable grocery bags. Here is the how to for crocheting your own bag.
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