Mexican start-up Cronology has developed a technology for creating paper from recycled plastic bottles and minerals that’s 4 times cheaper than normal.
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Our best of 2014 included a lot of DIY upcycling projects, from building your own wind turbine to repurposing discarded electronic devices.
These four artificial Christmas trees featuring reused or recycled materials show how this simple holiday symbol can inspire artists and makers.
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.
Webster Groves, a suburb of St. Louis, has gone sustainable with its outdoor Christmas decorations: they’re upcycled from discarded materials.
UK residents looking for unique holiday gift ideas for friends & family may want to check out new upcycling site Remade in Britain.
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.
Southwest Airlines’ Project LUV Seat not only upcycles waste leather into shoes & soccer balls, but also provides resources to social enterprises.
A project in Brazil encourages citizens to upcycle sandwich board-style campaign signs into designer furniture… complete with instructions!
Want a new look for the cold Winter months? Turn an old sweater you no longer wear into a fashionable & hair-friendly head wrap.
An old wooden shipping pallet can be used as a year-round coat rack and holiday decor for Halloween. Here’s how…
In the first installment of her Easy Upcycling series, Jennifer Tuohy shows how she turned used jam jars into toothbrush holders for her kids.