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Too much trash showing up in recycling loads

JOHNSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — The wrong stuff is showing up in Rhode Island recycling bins.

Bags of junk. Rubber mats. Garden hoses. Just plain garbage. 417 more words


Montreal will extend project to recycle polystyrene

Most people know it by the brand name Styrofoam, that white foam packaging that comes with most mail-order products, or is used in disposable coffee cups. 426 more words

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Before and after

Knowing that I make a lot of my jewellery from reclaimed and recycled material, people often give me copper or things with copper in them, to incorporate into my work. 284 more words

310/365 Today I...blew my mind

Today I found a website that promised

“221 Upcycling Ideas That Will Blow Your Mind”

and it kinda did!

find it here

I didn’t get through all 221, many of them use paint chip cards which I had not considered as a potential craft source… there were also lots of ideas for using old maps – if you have a lot of old maps gathering dust- look no further! 56 more words


How to D.I.Y. your own tomato ties.

Because I always go overboard with my tomatoes and plant more than I can manage, I have to tie and train a lot of plants. I don’t tie all of my plants though. 450 more words


New materials

With the completion of our colour project and the culmination of the exhibition held at Chelsea College of Art, I have started thinking about possibilities for my next project. 406 more words

Sustainable Design

Clock face and key hooks

For the second of the my Key hooks, I wanted to use some of the longer flat silver ones. I love how their shape is closer to the antique keys and is vaguely reminiscent of a spine. 141 more words

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