Yes, you can recycle that tin can, but there are also plenty of ideas out there for repurposing them into useful items. Here are nine projects we found.
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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.
Our best of 2014 included a lot of DIY upcycling projects, from building your own wind turbine to repurposing discarded electronic devices.
Want new holiday ornaments for the Christmas tree? If you’v got burned-out incandescent bulbs laying around, try this easy upcycling project.
Don’t have yard space? That doesn’t eliminate composting from your options for dealing with food wastes – just set up an indoor worm bin.
Give your home a unique look with these ideas for custom ornaments made from materials you’ll find in your recycling bin or trash can.
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.
Burlap may not immediately strike you as decorative, but with a little imagination, this fabric can make old glass candle holders stand out.
Want a new look for the cold Winter months? Turn an old sweater you no longer wear into a fashionable & hair-friendly head wrap.
I tend to start thinking about composting – changes to my system, etc. – in the Spring: that’s when I’m planning my planting for the year, and trying to take fertilization into account. But when I stop to think about it, Fall is really the ideal time for planning ahead on composting: you’ve likely got […]
These recipes for diy laundry detergent won’t irritate anybody’s skin or leave unsafe chemicals in anyone’s clothes.
Want clean clothes & opportunities to exercise? Check out these diy washing machine plans that only require a little arm or leg pumping to operate.