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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 Easy Wring and Clean Turbo Microfibre Mop and Bucket Set
Vileda Easy Wring and Clean Turbo Microfibre Mop and Bucket Set
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  • Mop and Bucket set with foot pedal operated wringer for more convenient floor cleaning
  • Easier to carry with the longitudinal handle
  • Integrated front spout makes the bucket easier to empty
  • Telescopic handle extends from 57-124 cm
  • The foot pedal allows you to control the dampness of the microfibre mop depending on the type of floor you need to clean
Vax 1913270200 aaa+ Pet Solution, 1.5 L citrus
Vax 1913270200 aaa+ Pet Solution, 1.5 L citrus
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OXO Good Grips Stainless Steel Squeegee
OXO Good Grips Stainless Steel Squeegee
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Addis Closed Toilet Brush Set, Plastic, White
Addis Closed Toilet Brush Set, Plastic, White
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Vorfreude – Floor Mop with Integrated Spray and Lifetime Guarantee – Included Refillable 700Ml Capacity Bottle and Reusable Microfibre Pad
Vorfreude – Floor Mop with Integrated Spray and Lifetime Guarantee – Included Refillable 700Ml Capacity Bottle and Reusable Microfibre Pad
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  • SAVES EARTH - The 42cm by 14 cm cleaning surface is 100% machine washable and reusable. The quality metal pole construction is sturdy, reliable and durable. It includes a perfectly sized reusable and PBA free 700ml bottle to allows for longer cleaning while ensuring the mop stays light weight.
  • SAVE MONEY - Save money with this 100% reusable cleaning system that does NOT require; batteries, disposable pads, or cleaning liquids. The microfiber pad has millions of microscopic fibers that grab dirt, dust, hair, and moisture and reach deep into cracks to pick up more grime than flat disposables.
  • CLEANING SOLUTION OPTIONS - Choose the best cleaning solution for your needs. This spray mop can clean with simple water in a cold steam pattern, or add any cleaning solution. Try environmentally friendly cleaning with lemon or essential oils in water, or you may use the strongest chemicals.
Flash Powermop Sea Minerals Liquid Refills 1.25 L (Pack of 3)
Flash Powermop Sea Minerals Liquid Refills 1.25 L (Pack of 3)
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  • Ideal for your floor cleaning needs
Vileda 2-in-1 Dustpan Set, Red
Vileda 2-in-1 Dustpan Set, Red
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StaiBC Cute Dust Mop Slippers Shoes Floor Cleaner Clean Easy Bathroom Office Kitchen(Sky Blue)
StaiBC Cute Dust Mop Slippers Shoes Floor Cleaner Clean Easy Bathroom Office Kitchen(Sky Blue)
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Shark Rocket True Pet Ultra-Light Handstick Vacuum Cleaner HV320UKT
Shark Rocket True Pet Ultra-Light Handstick Vacuum Cleaner HV320UKT
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  • Advanced Swivel Steering allowing you to Manoeuvre Around and Under Furniture
  • One Touch Finger Tip Control, to easily move between Carpet and Hard Floor Cleaning Modes
  • Includes 5 Year Manufacturers Warranty (when purchased new from manufacturer or authorised dealer)


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.