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There’s an old joke that when the SHTF, toilet paper will be worth its weight in gold. That might sound like a silly exaggeration, but it’s not far from the truth. Toilet paper is so cheap and plentiful that people tend to take it for granted, but the moment they run out, getting more becomes a top priority.
This isn’t just true of toilet paper. There are lots of cheap items that we take for granted every day. Things like soap, toothpaste, Lysol, trash bags, painkillers, feminine hygiene products, and hundreds of other little things will become incredibly valuable if the economy collapses.
If you’re stockpiling for a doomsday scenario, don’t forget to stock up on all these little things. Not only will you need them for yourself, you can use them for bartering if money becomes worthless or too hard to come by. Here’s a list of 25 items that could be worth their weight in gold someday.
Bonus: Root Cellar That Can Be Used as a Bunker
If you can't afford the box culvert option you can look into is building a backyard root cellar that can be used as a bunker.
If you want to learn how to build a backyard bunker like your grandparents had, without breaking the bank, then check out Easy Cellar.
Easy Cellar will show you:
- How to choose the ideal site
- Cost-effective building methods
- How to protect your bunker from nuclear blast and fallout
- How to conceal your bunker
- Affordable basic life support options
Easy Cellar will also show you how a veteran, with only $421, built a small nuclear bunker in his backyard.