Get Creative! Business Idea From Unused Goods At Home

06 Nov 2017

Business Idea For Unused Goods – If you think that used goods don’t have any selling value, you have to think twice. Sometimes used goods that clutter the space at home could be used as a new economic source. The following are ideas that you could implement to generate money from used goods:

  1. Used garments and clothes

Is your wardrobe filled up with clothes you no longer fit into or rarely used? You can start a garage sale for your used garments that can still be worn as an income source. However, if your garments are no longer wearable, you can recycle them creatively. Here are some ideas:

ide barang bekas kerajina pouch

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Make that summer dress with flower patterns that you no longer wear as a mini pouch to keep your phone or other small things inside.

Kerajinan Barang Bekas Tirai

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Beside your used clothes, you can also use other old fabrics with attractive patterns to create this drawstring pouch. You can also transform these fabrics to curtains to decorate your house windows. This curtain is made out of old white fabric that got painted with tie-dye technique.

  1. Used Cans

Cans could not be parsed on its own or through biologically process like organic waste. Cans are considered un-organic waste, which means that the waste are not degradable. In order to reduce this waste on the landfills, you can prevent this from home by transforming these cans into new useful things. So, what can you do from a used can?

Kerajinan Kaleng Bekas

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Decorate your home with repainted used cans. Transform then into pencil cases or other containers. The kitchen would look more alive with these colorful containers made from used cans to keep the utensils tidy.

Kerajinan Kaleng Bekas

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  1. Used boxes

Cardboard boxes that are used to shelter stuff can also be recycled in a creative way. What can be made from old cardboard boxes?

Kerajinan Kardus Bekas

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These cardboard boxes can be an alternative to keep your clothes, shoes, and other things possible to fit in. Not only practical, this can also make your room more organized and tidier.

Kerajinan Kardus Bekas

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You can also decorate these used boxes with other recyclable things like strings. This sure makes keeping stuff more fun.

  1. Used plastics

Globally, Indonesia is the second largest plastic waste producer after China. Plastic waste contributes around 57% or 3,32 million ton per year. Indonesia’s government have deployed several ways to tackle this plastic waste crisis. However, tackling this plastic waste crisis should start from the users, which is ourselves. Thankfully, reducing this crisis is not a rocket science and could be implemented creatively. So, what can you do with used plastics at home?

Daur Ulang Plastik

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Reuse the plastic bottle you drank from to as a pot for growing small plants. Besides reducing plastic waste from home, you’re contributing to the environment by creating vertical gardens from plastic waste.

Daur Ulang Plastik

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Aside from plastic bottle garden, you can also transform these plastic bottles as bird feeders. Surely this makes it more convenient for your bird watching.

Daur Ulang Plastk Untuk Tempat Makan Burung

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Another example is to create decorative pencil cases like this picture below. You can make this DIY together with children as a fun activity at home. This colorful pencil case also helps increase your mood to study.

Daur Ulang Plastik Untuk Tempat Pensil

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Which of these tips have inspired you to recycle your used stuff? Creating these used stuff are fun and can help in making a new income. Besides recycling, you can also sell these used goods instantly instead of throwing them away.

With Puraana, you can trade in your used goods and get rewarded. This reward is in the form of digital money called P-Money and digital coupon called P-Coupon. You can use this reward for your regular shopping in online and offline merchants that work together with Puraana. By using Puraana as transaction, you can get discounts and other exclusive offers from Puraana’s partnered merchants. Interested? Find out more about Puraana.

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