Love Your Clothes: How to get lifelong use out of clothes with upcycling and repair tips

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

Recycling Tips: Making fire logs from shredded paper

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: Knowledge base on how to start your own local plastic recycling workshop

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

How to make your own candles

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