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How to Reuse Candle Wax: Make More Candles…

March 24th, 2014 | by Important Media Cross-Post

This is pretty cool — the opposite of planned obsolescence, this little candleholder pictured above turns your old, burning candle into a new one ready to be burned. I think you get the idea from the pictures, but in case not: The candle burns, melts&hellip


Leftovers Piling Up in the Fridge? 10 Ways to Insure They Get Eaten

February 25th, 2014 | by Important Media Cross-Post

Reduce food waste in your kitchen by safely reusing your leftovers instead of tossing them out! Food waste is a terribly problem worldwide. As we struggle to feed an exploding world population, wealthy nations that have an abundance throw about 1/3&hellip


Green Lighting… Beyond the Bulb: 46 Upcycled Lamp/Light Projects

February 19th, 2014 | by Important Media Cross-Post

Need some lamp or lighting ideas? We have 46 DIY lighting projects that you’ll love! Lighting is essential to every single room in your home. It sets the mood and the atmosphere for that space. The problem? New lighting from big box stores can be&hellip


Reclaimed Wood Decor: Incorporating this Reused Material into Your Home

May 22nd, 2013 | by Guest Author

Reclaimed wood is one of the hottest eco-friendly trends to come out of the interior design world. With products like reclaimed wood flooring and veneer paneling, the options and uses available with this type of lumber are limited only by your imagination. By learning more about this type of eco-friendly material, you can make educated decisions about the home design products you choose


Ten Ways to Conserve Water and Paper

May 20th, 2013 | by Guest Contributor

Water and forests are among the most precious natural resources on the planet. Unfortunately, they are consumed at an increasingly fast pace. Learning to reduce our consumption is crucial to the preservation of these vital resources. Here are a few simple tips to help you save on water and paper daily



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