The choices you make for “greening” your home will impact your home insurance. Here are some of the considerations you need to take into account.
From Trash to Treasure: DIY Toys for Toddlers
Do your kids like to grab stuff out of the recycling bin? Follow their instincts with these diy toys made from your “trash.”
Easy Upcycling: Repurpose A Bathroom Cabinet Into A Kid’s Art Table
Got an old bathroom cabinet left over from a remodel? Don’t toss it: turn it into an art table for the kids! Here are the directions.
Easy Upcycling: Repurpose An Old Door Into A Dining Table
Need to replace your front door? Don’t toss the old one: easy upcycler Jennifer Tuohy shows you how to turn it into a dining table.
7 Ways To Upcycle Styrofoam Coolers
Got foam containers laying around that you don’t want to throw away. Here are some ways to upcycle styrofoam coolers and shipping boxes.
Easy Upcycling: Turn a Rug into a Showpiece with a Stencil
Easy upcycler Jennifer Tuohy walks you through the process of updating an old office rug with a stencil and a little paint.
Garden Recycling: Reusing Your Trash To Grow Food
For those in colder climes, Winter is the perfect time to start preparing for your next growing season. One thing you may want to start considering: how can you take [ … ]
Belt It Out! 3 Ways to Upcycle Old Belts
Got a stash of old belts you don’t want to throw away, but don’t know what else to do with them? Here are some ideas from eBay’s Julia Marchand…
Reduce Disposable Diaper Waste With These Greener Alternatives [Infographic]
Are disposable diapers really an environmental nightmare? Don’t other diaper alternatives have downsides? Take a look at this overview of green diapering.
How to Properly Dispose of Worn-Out HVAC Units
With professional maintenance and routine care, manufacturers typically estimate a 10-15 year lifespan for heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems. So, when the time comes to replace your home’s malfunctioning [ … ]
How to Repurpose Household Items as Unique Planters
As much as we try to only invest our money in goods that will last a long time, things do eventually wear out. After years of use, a pair of [ … ]
A Room-by-Room Guide To Reducing Waste
Ready to throw less away in the new year? Figure out a room-by-room strategy for reducing waste in your home.
Green Giving: 4 New Uses For Old Wrapping Paper
What do you do with all of that wrapping paper after the holidays? Here are four ideas for putting it to good use.