Got a perfectly good mirror and frame… that’s really ugly? Don’t trash it: get a can of spray paint, and turn it into modern decor.
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Entrepreneur George Arbogust wants to open a market and gallery in Norfolk, Virginia’s Arts District dedicated to architectural salvage and upcycled works.
Not sure how to recycle jeans that are too worn to wear? Try out this upcycling project for turning old jeans into a new handbag.
Raina and Zaina Kanaan recycle bikes into customized sets of wheels, and, in the process, raise money for bicycles for children living in refugee camps.
Got a pair of used rain boots too beat up to pass on? Jennifer Tuohy of the Home Depot shows you how to upcycle them into homemade planters.
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.
Ready to get some flowers blooming or vegetables growing? These DIY planters not only look great, but come from materials you may already have laying around
Have your kids outgrown the crib? Our easy upcycling expert walks you through the process of converting it into a porch swing for the whole family.
Got a soda bottle sitting in the recycling bin? Turn it into a bird feeder just in time for Spring…
See how Home Depot upcycling expert Jennifer Tuohy created a small, funky bedroom entertainment center from an old, rotting two-drawer dresser… easily!
Glass jars that once held jams, jellies, honey, and other condiments can find a second life as kitchen accessories. Here are some ideas…
Alaskan start-up Tidal Visions plans to create apparel and accessories from waste produced by sustainable fisheries, like salmon skin and crab shells.
Mexican start-up Cronology has developed a technology for creating paper from recycled plastic bottles and minerals that’s 4 times cheaper than normal.