We all know that cardboard can be recycled. It's why we flatten our boxes and put them into our blue bins for trash day.
Have an old outdoor bench you’ve outgrown, but would like to transform into something brand new and useful? The great thing about wooden or plastic benches is that they’re very versatile and easy to repurpose.
Plastic storage bins have always been loved for their convenient storing and moving purposes, but did you know they have many other uses too? If you’ve acquired a few extra bins after moving, or you’ve emptied out a couple after spring cleaning – there are plenty of creative options for repurposing plastic storage bins.
Most of us are bombarded with stuff everyday. How many times do you walk through your front door with more stuff then you left with? Especially during the holidays.
So you've got the perfect gift for a family member or friend, but now that it comes time to wrap it, you might be stumped. What's a good alternative to new gift wrapping paper that has a short lifespan and doesn't get recycled? Don't worry--we've got you covered when it comes to eco-friendly gift wrapping.
For many of us, Halloween is a great time of the year to bring out any spooky treats and decorations. But when living a zero waste lifestyle, this holiday--filled with plastic candy wrappers and treats--can become a big challenge for even the most stern zero waste followers.
Living off the grid is a romantic idea, but for the average person is seems like an expensive vacation. After all, living comfortably without all the infrastructure we take for granted is hugely expensive, since you have to bring it with you.
For many, back-to-school days usually translate into a lot of shopping for supplies, and, therefore, a lot of money and waste. Why not skip the shopping lines by repurposing your trash for back-to-school treasure? Here are 4 easy recycling hacks for your back to school supply list that will not only help yourself or your student succeed in school but also help you move towards zero waste in your home.
Upcycling is just a fancy way of saying one person's trash is another person's treasure. Architect Stefan Beese is one of the premiere upcyclers on the Internet right now, and he's catching a lot of attention for what he's doing with dumpsters.