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How To Reuse Silica Gel Packets

How To Reuse Silica Gel Packets

Henningklevjer via Wikipedia

Henningklevjer via Wikipedia

Most of us have encountered silica gel when buying new shoes or pretty much anything else at least once in our lives. Usually, you find yourself tossing these packets out because, after all, what else can you do with them? The moto is to hold on to those silica gel packets that come with you new shoes or purse!

Silica gel is a desiccant, a substance that absorbs moisture.¬†Despite its misleading name, the silicate is actually a very porous mineral with a natural attraction to water molecules.¬†Manufacturers utilize the gel to keep goods from spoiling, molding or degrading due to humidity. Silica gel packets usually bear warnings for the user not to eat the contents (OBVIOUSLY!)¬†This annoying packet has a multitude of household uses, check out the full article below….

How To Reuse Silica Gel Packets