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How to Reuse Old Bath Towels

If you have old bath towels that are taking up valuable space in your closets, then this article is for you because we give you some ideas on how to turn those old towels into something useful and give you more space in your cupboards. Even very old towels can be recycled and changed into something worthwhile.

Vileda Turbo Microfibre Mop and Bucket Set
Vileda Turbo Microfibre Mop and Bucket Set
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  • Mop and bucket set with foot pedal operated wringer for more efficient floor cleaning
  • The foot pedal allows you to control the amount of water in the microfiber mop, depending on the type of floor you need to clean
  • Easy carry handle for perfect balance
  • Integrated front spout makes the bucket easier to empty
  • Telescopic handle extends from 55 - 130 cm
  • Machine washable
Addis Closed Toilet Brush Set, Plastic, White
Addis Closed Toilet Brush Set, Plastic, White
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  • Closed design for greater hygiene
  • Ideal for everyday domestic or commercial use
  • Dimensions w12.5cm (5") x d12.5cm (5") x h39cm (15 inches)
  • Easy wipe clean high gross finish
  • Choice of two colours White or new Charcoal
Vorfreude – Floor Mop with Integrated Spray and Lifetime Guarantee – Included Refillable 700 Milliliter Capacity Bottle and Reusable Microfibre Pad
Vorfreude – Floor Mop with Integrated Spray and Lifetime Guarantee – Included Refillable 700 Milliliter Capacity Bottle and Reusable Microfibre Pad
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  • VORFREUDE LIFETIME WARRANTY! - We are committed to designing and manufacturing reliable and durable items to meet all your needs- If the Vorfreude item you purchased is not your satisfaction, simply contact us and ask us to ship you a replacement item free of charge (GUARANTEE IS LIFE SAFE!) You do not take any RISK by ordering our items today!
  • SAVE TIME - The Vorfreude Microfibre Floor Washer Spray allows you to clean your floors: from kitchen, hardwood, slab, laminate, ceramic, vinyl or cement with ease and without risk. The swivel head of the mop allows you to use it to dust the floors. The ergonomic trigger allows you to moisten the microfiber cloth of the floor washer.
  • PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT - The 42cm x 14cm microfibre cleaning cloth is machine washable and reusable. The metal handle is ultrasolid, reliable and durable. The handle has a 700ml bottle which has been made BPA free. This convenient size tank is reusable and allows you to clean large surfaces without getting bulky.
  • Save money - Reduce your expenses with this 100% reusable cleaning accessory that requires no battery, batteries, disposable wipes or any cleaning liquid. The microfiber cloth has millions of microscopic fibers that attract dirt, dust, hairs and moisture while cleaning hollows and crannies more easily than ordinary mops.
  • Use the liquid to clean your choice, this floor wash allows you to use the cleaning liquid that best suits your needs. This floor wash with a spray can clean the floor with cold steam using water. You can also add the cleaning fluid of your choice to the floor washer tank: ecological cleaners (a mixture of water and lemon juice / water and essential oils) or chemicals.
Vileda 1-2 Spray Microfibre Flat Spray Mop with Extra Microfibre Refill Pad, Red
Vileda 1-2 Spray Microfibre Flat Spray Mop with Extra Microfibre Refill Pad, Red
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  • Vileda 1-2 Spray Mop with spare Microfibre head
  • Trigger spray gives a fine spray of cleaning solution to the floor in front of the mop head
  • Flat mop head ideal for larger floors and also pivots to reach right under furniture
  • Microfibre pad combines with Powerzone head for a superior cleaning performance
  • Suitable for use on all hard floor surfaces, but ideal for wood and laminate due to the moisture control of the fine spray
Vax Steam Detergent Citrus Burst 1L
Vax Steam Detergent Citrus Burst 1L
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  • A 1L Bottle of Vax Steam Detergent
  • Genuine Vax Solutions - Maximum efficiency cleaning and suitable for use under Warranty
  • Suitable for use in all Vax 'Steam plus Detergent' models
  • Tough on grime and grease, kind to the environment
  • Ideal for everyday use alongside your steam cleaner
  • Neutralises and sanitises, leaving your home smelling clean and fresh
  • For use in all Vax steam + detergent cleaning mops
  • For use when cleaning all hard surfaces
  • Breaks down grease and grime faster than steam alone
  • Eliminate 99.9 percent of harmful bacteria
  • Continues to eliminate harmful bacteria for up to 7 days
Vileda Turbo 2-in-1 Microfibre Mop Refill Head, Pack of 2-Red
Vileda Turbo 2-in-1 Microfibre Mop Refill Head, Pack of 2-Red
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Features

  • Replacement two in one microfiber mop heads for the Vileda easy wring and clean turbo
  • White microfiber yarns are highly absorbent and will also clean greasy dirt
  • Red fibres pick up 20% more particles than standard microfiber yarns
  • Suitable for all hard floor types, including wood and laminate
  • Mop head is easy to change - simply pull on the mop strands to unclip the head and replace by pressing into the red frame until you hear it click
Vileda SuperMocio 3Action XL Refill, Refill Twin Pack
Vileda SuperMocio 3Action XL Refill, Refill Twin Pack
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Features

  • Pack of 2 mop refills for the Vileda SuperMocio mop
  • Specially developed head with 3 cleaning actions to make your life easier
  • The red spot eraser helps remove stubborn dirt, the blue microfiber strips clean up greasy marks and the 3D red spots pick up more hair and dirt particles
  • Lemon shaped head for better corner cleaning
  • The head can be easily removed for either washing (at up to 60 degrees Celsius) or replacement
Vileda Cordomatic Retractable Clothes Line, 15 m
Vileda Cordomatic Retractable Clothes Line, 15 m
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Features

  • Automatically retracting 15 m clothes line
  • Wall mountable - can be used indoors or outdoors
  • Made of strong and durable plastic
  • Red line for greater visibility
  • Ships in certified frustration free packaging
Vileda 1-2 Spray Floor Cleaning Liquid, 750 ml,Transparent,Pack of 2
Vileda 1-2 Spray Floor Cleaning Liquid, 750 ml,Transparent,Pack of 2
Sale Price: £7.29
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Features

  • Pack of two bottles of Vileda 1-2 spray floor cleaning liquid
  • Ready to use floor cleaning liquid for use with the Vileda 1-2 spray Microfiber mop
  • Suitable for use on hard floors including vinyl, parquet and laminate
  • Streak free cleaning
  • Fresh scent
  • Dosage recommendation : The 1-2 spray Active cleaner is a ready to use cleaning liquid, please don´t mix with water


There are so many ways you can recycle an old towel, you are only limited by your imagination. Some people like to make mops out of them. All you have to do is take the towel and put it on the floor, then get your broom and place it in the centre of the towel and pull the edges of the towel and tie or fasten them. This makes a really effective mop and the best part is that you can reuse this again and again by popping the towel in the washer.

You can make great oven mitts from old towels. All you have to do is cut them to the required sizes, put a few layers on top of each other so the glove will be thick enough to withstand the heat and sew them up and in no time you will have fantastic oven mitts that you can use again and again and when it is time for cleaning, you just put it in the washer.

If you have a pet such as a rabbit or guinea pig you can make their cages or hutches more comfortable by lining the floor with towels. If you don't have any pets, no problem, take them to your local RSPCA and they will gladly have them.

The above are some ideas on how you can reuse your old bathroom towels instead of just throwing them away or storing them away where they take a lot of space.