Egg Carton Fire Starter

Looking for a creative fire-starter idea? Try using a cardboard egg carton to get the flames flickering in no time.

Eggs in Carton

Keep cardboard egg cartons; they make fantastic fire starters.

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My wife buys eggs in a paper container instead of Styrofoam because the empty cardboard egg cartons serve as excellent fire starters for our woodstove.

Henry Fraas
Ransomville, New York