Rubber Gloves Put in Garbage Single-Use Gloves Rubber gloves are made out of a durable material, which allows them to be used repeatedly. Latex gloves, on the other hand, are single-use. Find out how to dispose of single-use gloves. Ways to Reuse Open Jars More Easily A worn-out, clean rubber glove can be stashed under the sink and then used to open jars more easily. Cut Up and Re-Use Rubber gloves can be cut up into non-slip pads. They can then be glued to the end of a broom to keep it from sliding down the wall, or used to keep mixing bowls in place when you’re stirring.