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Recycle and Reuse Series: Glass

Glass containers are a good recycle resource for preppers because glass can be used over and over again.   That empty spaghetti sauce jar?  Store your dry beans in it.  Plastic bags get nasty over time, your beans will stay fresh longer in…

Free Prepping Series: Part 5: Planning Your Stash

Earlier we discussed travel routes and the planning required to get out of town in the shortest amount of time possible.  Today we are going to talk about planning your stashes.   Just a reminder, planning costs nothing and help…

Free Prepping Series, Part 3: Community

Many preppers think the best policy is to keep prepping secret and to not discuss things with “everyone”. Here at The Daily Prepper News, we agree and disagree.  There’s a reason the phrase “no man is an island” exists.  No…

Getting Prepared: A Primer for Beginners Series, part 12

This last installment of the Primer Series will discuss the reliability of available transportation and driving in an emergency situation. No one really likes to think they won’t be able to use their vehicle to bug out. But, the plain simple fact is…

Getting Prepared: A Primer for Beginners Series, part 6

Power tools come in a variety of prices and purposes.  Some things to consider when choosing power tools are purpose, frequency of use and affordability.  We have quite a few Dewalt tools, but we also have some lower end power…

Getting Started: A Primer Series for New Preppers, part 5

This portion of the series will focus on hand tools.  It is important to have hand tools that will work without electricity.  Once you have inventoried your supply and sorted them according to usage, you will realize they are mainly…

Getting Prepared: A Primer for Beginners Series, part 3

Today’s skills to discuss are mechanics, emergency medical and security.  If you are not mechanically inclined, that doesn’t mean you can’t do it.  It just means that it will take you longer than someone else and that you might fail…

Getting Prepared: A Primer for Beginners Series, part 2

Today, you get to learn more about yourself and those who live with you.  Following is a list of skills your household will need if an event  requires you to survive on your own without outside resources. cooking (from scratch,…