Thinking about opening a bottle of vino for Earth Day? Here are some great tips for making sure that the wine you choose also has a light impact on the planet.
Easy Upcycling: Give New Life To Old Lampshades – With A Stencil!
Thinking about tossing those old off-white lampshades? Don’t! A little paint, and some cool stencils, can make them brand new again.
Zero Waste Home: Reducing waste and eating out
So far in this Zero Waste Home series, I’ve discussed grocery shopping and cooking. But I’m a city girl at heart who feels a strong draw to explore my bigger home: [ … ]
Easy Upcycling: Transform Laminate Countertops into “Granite”
By Jennifer Tuohy We love to hate laminate countertops. They’re durable and functional, but they look utilitarian. They also last forever, which makes ripping them out to install trendy stone [ … ]
Easy Upcycling: Filing Cabinet Into Garden Storage
By Jennifer Tuohy The combination of working from home and managing the lives of a family of four means accumulating a lot of paperwork. Despite my efforts to live a [ … ]
Zero Waste Home: The Freedom and Burden of Cooking
Pita bread on its way to the stove top (Photo: Robyn Purchia) Attempting to create a zero waste home is certainly met with challenges. Every time I give something away [ … ]
Easy Upcycling: Turn An Old Potato Sack Into Wall Art
Got a blank wall you’d like to liven up? An old potato sack just might do the the trick: check out this tutorial for turning it into unique wall art.
Zero Waste Home: Basic Grocery Shopping Tips
My zero waste goal has given me a new appreciation for grocery shopping. In my previous life, I often ordered from Instacart, a service that delivers groceries to your door. [ … ]
sustainablog’s New “Zero Waste Home” Series
Whatever your political party affiliation, we can all agree that strong, centralized environmental policy will not be a priority under Donald Trump. If Americans care about a healthy planet, we’ll [ … ]
Easy Upcycling: Turn A Light Bulb Into A Terrarium Vase
Replacing old lighting in your house? An incandescent bulb can be reused as a living ornament for the holidays or year ’round – here’s how.
Easy Upcycling: Turn An Old Chandelier Into A Stylish Solar Lantern
Got an old chandelier in the house that’s way out of date? Consider taking it down and turning it into a stylish solar lantern.
Easy Upcycling: Turn A Log into A Versatile And Natural Bird Feeder
Don’t just toss that old log! Easy upcycler Jennifer Tuohy shows you how to turn it into a unique bird feeder for your yard.
Easy Upcycling: Upcycle Motor Oil Bottles into a Workshop Storage System
Change your own oil? You don’t have to toss those used motor oil bottles; here’s a plan for upcycling them into a great garage/workshop storage system.