19 Clever Uses for Rubber Bands
If you’re in a SHTF situation, or isolated to the point that you don’t have access to a lot of supplies, you’ll need to learn how to improvise with what you have on hand. You can’t have a stockpile of absolutely everything you could possibly need, but there are multi-use items that go a long way. Multi-use items such as rubber bands are easy to store, come in a variety of sizes, and are pretty cheap.
On Tree Hugger, there is a list of 19 different uses for rubber bands that shows how much you can improvise with such a simple thing! They can serve utilitarian purposes like sealing small leaks in hoses or acting as jar lid grippers. Rubber bands can also make for fun craft projects for the kids or to pass the time, like rubber band animals or creating pattern on Easter eggs. All of these purposes combined with their basic job of keeping stuff together make rubber bands one of the best inventions!