11/04/2011 05:41 pm ET | Updated Jan 04, 2012

9 Household Items With Multiple, Unique Uses

Before you buy more things that will clutter up your apartment, sometimes the products you need are already sitting in your kitchen cupboard, bathroom, or other places around the house. Reusing items is a great way to save money and to be green. Read on for 48 ways to recycle these nine everyday items.

1. Cheap Vodka

It's always good to have vodka around the house, and no, it's not to drink your cares away. Here are some great uses for this multipurpose drink:

Clean clothes: You can spray a vodka and water mixture on your clothes to keep them fresh in between washes and to kill any odors. You need to do a spot test first to be on the safe side. Dab it on some stains before you throw it into the wash because it's also a good stain remover.

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