Got a tin can laying around? Then you’ve got the basic materials needed for a hobo stove, a portable cookstove made from cast-off materials.
Got an old laptop laying around? Before you finally get it to the recyclers, consider taking out the LCD screen and making a cheap monitor or television.
Want to get more out of food & organic wastes than soil amendment? Consider building a DIY biogas plant for cooking fuel, too.
These DIY pallet furniture projects take “waste” wood that’s freely available, and turn them into beautiful, distressed-look furnishings for your home.
While recycling cans is pretty easy in most places, you can also upcycle beer & soda cans into shingles & siding for small structures like chicken coops.
The zeer pot is a simple, low-tech device that can keep food and drink cool without electricity. They’re also really easy to make…