eBay writer and seller Julia Marchand shows you how to upcycle an old, holey blanket into a holiday gift-worthy scarf.
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The Repair Café concept brings together neighbors to repair broken, non-working, or otherwise damaged items instead of tossing them.
An awful lot of US food-grade plastic still doesn’t get recycled; Lifecycle Plastics believes its sorting technology can change that, and create jobs.
A growing number of people think recycling — rather than “throwing away” — is a sound idea that leads us to more sustainable practices. To support this, more municipal governments and waste management companies make the recycling process easier by offering”single-source” collection services. This makes it far easier for recyclers to collect and deposit recyclable materials. This […]
Easy upcycling expert Jennifer Tuohy shows you how to make a jack o lantern from a tin can… with the kids!
Headphones not working or broken? Avoid the temptation to toss and replace, and try one of these headphone repair tactics to get them back in shape.
Coffee pods aren’t designed for recycling, but can you reuse K-Cups? Yes: with a little ingenuity, there are all sorts of way to make use of this waste.
Easy upcycler Jennifer Tuohy walks you through the process of turning parts of an old crib into a closet accessories rack.
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.
Andrew Simpson’s Junk Press concept gives consumers the means to turn junk mail into sturdy paper plates and bowls.
The Post-Landfill Action Network helps to reduce waste by promoting the use of “trash” as dorm decor and other forms of reuse.
The “Solidarity Fridge’ in Galdakao, Spain, provides storage space for sharing leftovers from homes and restaurants in the area.
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.