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Creative uses for recyclables [Infographic]

40 creative uses for recyclables [Infographic] | ecogreenlove

An alternative to recycling is upcycling, or reusing materials and things you would have otherwise thrown away. This gives a new life and a new use to things without requiring any extra resorting or processing.

The team at Personal Creations made a graphic showing how you can upcycle items around the home to keep it out of the garbage. There are 40 ideas overall and there’s inspiration and examples for different materials you commonly have at home.

So the next time you’re headed to the trash or recycle bin check out this graphic and think about if there’s a good use you could put that item to first:

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Tips on Dumpster Diving [Infographic]

Tips on Dumpster Diving [Infographic] | ecogreenlove

Click to Enlarge ImageFrom Trash to Treasure: The Dos and Don’ts of Successful Dumpster Diving | ecogreenloveInfographic by CustomMade

While some people spend the early morning hours asleep, partying, or getting ready for work, other people around the world pursue a slightly less conventional activity: digging through trash.

Why, you might ask, would someone enthusiastically subject themselves to the often disgusting sights and smells on the inside of a dumpster or in the middle of a trash heap? Turns out, these intrepid dumpster divers are on to something. Read on to learn what dumpster diving is all about and how you can take advantage of the wonderful treasure that is other people’s trash.

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Trash into Treasure [Infographic]

Trash into Treasure [Infographic] | ecogreenloveby DustBox

Upcycling is the term given to recycling waste by turning it into a new product, often of a higher quality or value than the original product to begin with. It has become very popular of late to upcycle many items for example clothes, suitcases and trunks, but also industrial materials converted to furniture or old kitchen pots and pans converted to garden ornaments. Continue reading “Trash into Treasure [Infographic]”

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Ultimate Upcycling – Turning trash into treasure [Infographic]

Ultimate Upcycling - Turning trash into Treasure [Infographic] | ecogreenlove

Ultima Upcycling - Turning trash into Treasure [Infographic] | ecogreenloveBrought to you by Cleaning Services Group

Upcycling has taken over Pinterest, and it’s easy to see why! This infographic examines the benefits of upcycling and showcases some simple, stylish upcycling projects that anyone new to DIY can master.

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