Here's what I did with mine - make fire starters. ... and just in time for camping season! :) This frugal tip uses up three throw-away items: dryer lint, egg cartons and old candles / wax.
- Pack lint into paper egg carton. (not styrofoam).
- Drip candle wax (or Paraffin Wax) over until saturated and completely covered. It looks like lava when you're done.
- To Use: rip off 1-4 pieces, light, and place in your fire place. The more 'starters' you use, the faster your fire should start. My friend (whose fingers are showcased in this lovely photo) uses 4 in her fire pit.
Here's the finished, though unseparated, product. Not pretty, but it is free, frugal and apparently works well. I plan to use them in 2 weeks on our first camping trip of the year.
I think I may separate mine ahead of time and store them that way. Last thing I imagine I'd want to do on a dreary camping morning is tear apart egg cartons with tired hands when all I want is a fire and a coffee. ... but maybe that's just me ;)