Top Things to Reuse and Recycle [Infographic]

You’ve heard of people recycling everything from cardboard boxes to old papers and clothes. Recycling is an important process to be discussed if we are serious about making our planet green and pollution free.

This infographic revolves around some of the creative tips you can follow to reduce the amount of stuff you throw away. Start reusing and recycling everything in life and reduce your carbon footprints.

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Upcycling your Rug [Infographic]

Upcycling, or Creative reuse, is the process of taking materials or products that are no longer wanted or needed and through creativity, transforming them into works of art, items of home decoration, or something else useful. It’s seen a resurgence in recent years, with repurposing becoming more popular as we become more aware of the limit of our resources and the impact we have on the earth as a species.

With sites like Pinterest, you can now get plenty of ideas for upcycling your unwanted items. The Rug Seller decided to take a look into what old rugs could be creatively turned into. It was quite surprising how many options there were, but in this infographic we dig into just a few. We’ll show you how to turn your rug in an accessory for your favourite outfit, how to make it into something to keep your cat occupied and how to revamp it for more use as a rug.

If you’re looking to repurpose one of your old rugs, or even something else in your home, we hope this will give you some inspiration to get creative and try something new. What have you got to lose?

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DIY for your Doggy [Infographic]

In this piece, we give you some fantastic ways to treat your dog by building them some really simple and engaging toys. Not only will you be giving your dog something he’ll love and cherish, you’ll also be keeping the cost down, which is another bonus. These ideas include some really fun toys, a feeding station, a doggy puzzle to get your pooch thinking, an awesome washing station and a really easy to make dog house.

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Upcycling Wonders [Infographic]

The benefits of upcycling for green living and some DIY home projects that you can use in your home and can make your home look beautiful with products from trash to treasure is what this infographic by Noah Supply shows.

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DIY: Upcycled Pot holder from old Jeans [Infographic]

Jeans are so durable and wear-resistant that they are a perfect fit for repurposing. Creating potholders are a great way to put them to work in the kitchen.

Follow this easy step-by-step guide to make your own:

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Creative ways Materials are Upcycled [Infographic]

“Aside the responsibilities that burden the manufacturing sector, we as individuals can do a lot to help our planet survive from the human rush. Upcycling is a good example of adopting a greener lifestyle. Fast Haul presents 8 alternative ideas of reusing waste materials to create new products with value.”

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Why Recycle Bras? [Infographic]

Think Before You Toss Your Bra

Written by: Jana Shaw | @Jana_C_Shaw

According to the Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles (SMART) Association, 95% of textiles, worn or torn, can be recycled but only 15% are actually recycled. The rest of those textiles go into our landfills and add to the growing numbers of post-consumer textile waste. Furthermore, textile recycling not only positively impacts the environment, but also impacts us as a society.

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