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Gift Wrap Envelope Liners

Crafts & Projects

Gift Wrap Envelope Liners

No Comments 19 April 2010

This simple craft can make use of old wrapping paper and add visual interest to an envelope.

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Homemade Jar Candles

Crafts & Projects

Homemade Jar Candles

No Comments 19 April 2010

Repurpose empty jars into stylish candles. Old mustard, jam and mason jars work especially well for this project.

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Plastic Bag Baby Bib

Crafts & Projects

Plastic Bag Baby Bib

No Comments 19 April 2010

Like plastic bag aprons, bibs can provide a stain-proof and environmentally-friendly use for plastic bags. This plastic bag bib is a quick and easy project for anyone with sewing skills.

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Plastic Bag Aprons

Crafts & Projects

Plastic Bag Aprons

No Comments 18 April 2010

Aprons are a great way to repurpose plastic bags. Unlike cloth aprons, it will only take a quick wipe to remove spills and stains. A full-sized apron can make a great long-term project. Or, consider a half-apron if you’re looking for a less time-intensive undertaking.

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Carboard Cat Scratchers

Crafts & Projects

Carboard Cat Scratchers

No Comments 16 April 2010

Why pay for cardboard cat scratchers? Repurpose old boxes into your own homemade catscratcher.

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Step-by-step plastic fusing

Crafts & Projects

Step-by-step plastic fusing

No Comments 14 April 2010

Plastic bag recycling centers have popped up at stores across the country, but the plastic bag recycling process still isn’t terribly efficient. Before carting bags off for recycling consider fusing them to create plastic fabric, which can be used like traditional fabric.

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Repurposing Menswear

In the Press

Repurposing Menswear

2 Comments 05 April 2010

Check out the March 2010 issue of Martha Stewart Living for an excellent article on repurposing old menswear items.

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Rewarding Recycling

Shopping, Tips

Rewarding Recycling

No Comments 27 February 2010

Seven companies that engage the consumer and encourage recycling.

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From Trash to Home

News & Issues

From Trash to Home

2 Comments 23 February 2010

It's been said that one man's trash is another man's treasure, and Huntsville, TX resident Dan Phillips takes that to heart.

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