Homemade laundry powder is an easy, inexpensive and non-toxic way to handle washing your laundry. Many homemade recipes contain borax, a natural cleaning agent which has been used for centuries. Borax is no longer available in the UK and EU as a cleaning and laundry product, since the EU reclassified the ‘Borate’ group of chemicals that Borax belongs to as potentially hazardous to health. Check … Continue reading Homemade Non-toxic Laundry Powder
Make a lemon scented air freshener for your car with felt and essential oils. The Step-by-step tutorial is included! via DIY Lemon Essential Oil Car Air Freshener — Make Something Mondays! Continue reading DIY Lemon Essential Oil Car Air Freshener — Make Something Mondays!
Studies say store-bought air fresheners are harmful to our health. Don’t take chances. Make your own with this step-by-step tutorial. via DIY Essential Oil Air Freshener — Make Something Mondays! Continue reading DIY Essential Oil Air Freshener — Make Something Mondays!
The Recycling Association named Pringles tubes as the biggest villain among a list of products that pose the biggest challenges to reuse and recycle. For that reason, we have collected many ideas to repurpose this mixed materials chips tubes you can do yourself. Enjoy! via Reusing Pringles cans — ecogreenlove Continue reading Reusing Pringles cans — ecogreenlove
Upcycling clothes or finding a new use for old garments is a great way to create unique pieces for you, your family and your home. There’s a use for all old garments – everything from baby grows, bras, leggings and socks. If giving clothes away to charity isn’t an option, then maybe it’s time to give upcycling a go instead. If you are new to … Continue reading Love Your Clothes: How to get lifelong use out of clothes with upcycling and repair tips
Want to know what to do with all that shredded paper? Shredded paper can be used to create your own fuel for your home or a camping trip. Many recycling centres will not accept shredded paper – mainly because of the difficulty of sorting it, and maintenance and fire hazard issues. Creating bricks or pellets from shredded paper is a way to make use of shredded … Continue reading Recycling Tips: Making fire logs from shredded paper
Precious Plastic is helping people around the world to start their own little plastic recycling workshop by sharing knowledge on how to create recycling machines using basic materials, tools, and universal parts. Using the DIY machines, Precious Plastic provides video tutorials on how one can recycle plastic in to different goods including bowls, boxes, door handles, kids toys, tools, raw material, and hats even. Precious Plastic, … Continue reading Precious Plastic: Knowledge base on how to start your own local plastic recycling workshop
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, which means….time to check off that gift shopping list! I don’t know about you, but I’m really bad at waiting till the last minute with gifts. I love the idea behind gift giving, but I’m not good at buying throughout the year and then waiting until Christmas day to […] via DIY Friday~How to Make Your Own Candles … Continue reading How to make your own candles