Do you have a junk drawer full of expired gift cards, membership cards, school ID cards, debit and credit cards, and other sturdy rectangular pieces of plastic you no longer use?
Rather than tossing or shredding them, you can use them to scrape ice off your car windshield, organize your cable cords, get rid of air bubbles on a freshly wall-papered wall, make an earbud holder, prop up your smart phone, stabilize your furniture, and more.
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Take precaution when using expired debit and credit cards. No one would be able to use the actual cards themselves, but your account number is still there and they'd just have to figure out the new expiration date and security code to use it online.
Unless you have a brand new account number, take precautions, like demagnetizing the strip and using it for things that involve cutting up the credit card into pieces.