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10 DIY Recycled Crafts for Your Home

One great way to reuse your old jelly jars, CDs, food cans, plastic bottles, toilet paper rolls, or even those heavy-duty rolls inside all your plastic wrap and aluminum foil is to make recycled crafts. Making recycled crafts is a fantastic way to decorate your home and help save our landfills ...

Making a Recycled Denim Jeans Wreath

It’s time to clean out the closets and recycle all the kids’ clothes they have outgrown over the long winter months. Instead of giving away all their old denim jeans, and yours, save them to make a beautiful denim wreath for your home. Recycling denim is a great way to make beautiful cr ...

How Ships Are Recycled

With an object as big as a ship, a recycling method of extraordinary proportions needs to take place.  Ship breaking is a kind of disposal or recycling program that disposes of massive metal ships at the end of their lives.  These monoliths are carefully dismantled until there is not any ...

Transforming Plastic Bottles into Textiles

It is amazing to think that a textile such as polyester fleece is in fact made from recycled plastic bottles and other PET plastic products.  Polyester fleece is a synthetic fabric that is similar in texture to wool, but does not weigh as much. It is also animal friendly, and is a great vegan ...

How Is Glass Recycled?

What happens to glass when it is recycled?  This ancient material has been very useful so it is no surprise that we have found numerous ways to reinvent it into new products through recycling. Like plastics and metals, glass goes through numerous inspections and stages before it is transformed ...

How is a Plastic Bottle Recycled?

We have become a plastic-reliant society of people.  The material is cheap, sturdy and can be produced in mass, but what happens to a plastic product when we discard it?  In the US, it is estimated that 12% of solid waste is composed of plastics, largely comprised of polyethylene terephth ...

Recycled Metal Can Save The Planet

In an effort to be greener, our environmentally conscious world now demands that we should only be producing goods that are able to be recycled once they reach the end of their usefulness.  Items made from scrap metal fits perfectly into this category as they can be recycled relatively easily ...

A Colorful and Green Christmas

Is Christmas synonymous with environmental damage? Of course not! Especially if one is not tempted to buy mountains of presents! This is the perfect time for you to show how much you care about your loved ones as well as the planet.Small, symbolic gestures and creative ideas to celebrate Christmas ...