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REPURPOSE | Trash into Treasures

Make a container that really sticks out

Text and photos by Wendy Becktold

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Step 2: If your collection of chopsticks is dirty, wash them and let them dry completely. Then lay them out in a row and measure out the length of your jar's circumference. This will give you a good idea of exactly how many you need. Check them over and weed out ones that are too bent, splintered, long, or short—but don't be too picky. Some variation (especially in length) is normal.


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