Recycling

  • Upcycle Record: Upcycle a Vintage Record Album Into a Decorative Clock

    Records had a distinct sound that today's youth can not appreciate, but the physical qualities of a vintage record album can be upcycled into a decorative clock that everyone can enjoy. This simple upcycling project promises melodic memories.
    By Cyndee July 5, 2011 

  • How to Make a Cheap Shag Rug From Recycled Clothes

    Recycling old clothes to make cheap rugs is what people have been doing for years. Just like quilts, our ancestors created rugs from old clothes and textiles that the family no longer needed. No fabric goes to waste, this recycled shag rug can use even...
    By Cyndee July 5, 2011 

  • Top 5 Recycled Shoes for Kids

    Choosing recycled shoes is easier now than it was 10 years ago, but finding them is not as easy as it may seem. Companies vary in the sustainability and transparency of their practices. The top five shoe brands below are environmentally minded and make...
    By Cora Wilder June 29, 2011 


  • How to Recycle Magazines

    Magazines have a way of accumulating. We get them in the mail or pick them up at the grocery store and before we know it we have stacks of them. But don’t toss all those old magazines in the trash. There are lots of creative ways to recycle them...
    By Darlene Zagata June 29, 2011 

  • How the Concept of Reusing Began

    You may find ways to reduce your household waste without giving it a thought. However, that was not always the case. You may wonder, "how did reusing begin?" The concept illustrates how this simple act can benefit both you and the environment...
    By weborglodge June 28, 2011 

  • Where to Find Recycled Parts for Farm Tractors

    Locating farm tractors recycled parts takes some effort without using a systematic approach. The best option is to go online. There are auction websites where tractor parts are available for bidding.
    By Heather Marie Kosur June 28, 2011 


  • How to Reuse Children's Artwork

    What do you do with the ever-growing pile of your children's creative creations? Upcycle their artwork by reusing them in these simple, easy ways.
    By Lindsay Evans June 28, 2011 

  • A Guide to Recycled Plastic Lumber

    Recycled plastic lumber benefits the consumer, business, and the environment. With a ready supply of raw materials, the industry is sure to grow as consumers realize the environmental impact of their buying decisions. In the case of plastic lumber, their...
    By weborglodge June 28, 2011 

  • How to Reuse Old Jar Lids

    While you may think there is absolutely no point in keeping old jar lids, there are actually some ways that you can them instead of discarding them.
    By L.Romano June 28, 2011 

  • Finding Recycled Window Manufacturers

    Recycled windows are available at resale shops, such as Habitat for Humanity's ReStore. They are considerably cheaper than newer windows. Another option is to buy windows made from recycled materials, such as wood/plastic composite. These windows...
    By Vasanth June 28, 2011 
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