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.
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:
“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.”
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.
Update: March 2017
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