One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Or you can call it “freecycling” for short. Freecycling is great because it reduces waste by ensuring that whatever it is that you’d like to throw away can be used again by someone else. In the past that’s usually meant dumpster-diving to find that new wall décor, but thanks to the internet you don’t have to get your hands dirty anymore.
Everything is rubbish. But especially these shoes.
Energy and water aren’t the only things that are wasted on a daily basis. Think of what else you toss in the trash—all of that ends up in landfills. Yuck.
With the crazy Georgia weather, you never know when the right time is to start planting your flowers and veggies. Lucky for you, here are some tips on how to start your indoor garden successfully and with upcycled objects you can find around your house—so start digging in your recycle bin for:
There isn’t really anything positive to be said about food waste—it keeps perfectly good food away from those who need it and rotting food produces methane, which is even worse for the environment than greenhouse gases.
This new method Filipinos are using to light up their homes is so simple it’s mind-blowing: it starts with a water bottle.
Pharrell does yet another thing to make us happy: jeans made out of recycled plastic!
There’s been a lot of hype about tiny, yet comfortable, sustainable homes lately. And when you take a look at the eight we’ve rounded up for you, you’ll see why. Too cute!
Amsterdam’s got a new strategy for growing, and it’s…well, a little gross. But mostly awesome. What’s the secret? Urine.
There are plenty of ways to create really cool, useful things from old stuff we don’t need anymore. These are just a few of the creative upcycled objects we liked.