How To: Make A Cellphone Charger Box

Organizing the chargers for your cellphone, PDA, Nintendo DS, etc. can be hugely annoying and expensive. Why expensive? When you leave chargers plugged into the wall, they’re still drawing electricity—even when your phone isn’t plugged in.

Oh, no! What to do? Instructables has a good solution: Use an IKEA storage box to house a power strip with all of your chargers plugged into it. The person who wrote the Instructable installed a switch on the outside of the box, but you don’t need to go to that extreme to make use of this idea. Just unplug the strip when you’re done, and all your electricity vampires will be out of business. —MEGHANN MARCO

Charger Box [Instructables]