Halloween is ever increasing in popularity, which means an increase in parties, decorations and getting dressed up, despite all this you can still cut down on your waste and recycle more.
Tagged with 'upcycling'
Upcycling involves repurposing old or unwanted items and turning them into something more useful, in this case furniture. You can turn your old worn out furniture into shabby chic wonders, just some simple tips can breath a new lease of life into your items.
If you have ever been to a music festival you would have probably noticed the amount of litter and belongings left by festival goers with one of the most popular being the tent itself. WiTHiNTENT use fabric from broken and damaged tents and turning them into items of clothing.
Earlier in the week I had to make a visit to the dentist and came across a simple, but effective recycling system in place for old magazines. This got me thinking about some of the most creative upcycling and below is 10 of the best.
Can it be sent to a recycling centre? Excellent. Can it be reused immediately? Even better!
If you could have any object from any movie set, what would it be?
Issue 2 of our upcycling ideas looks at how to save glass jars to create soap dispensers, glass is 100% recyclable without having the loss of quality, so why not use them around the house for creating something quirky.
With only 15% of textiles being recycled every year, every little helps, with this issue of upcycling projects we take a look at how to change old sweaters into cushion covers. In landfill clothing can take centuries to degrade, but with this idea you can give old clothing a new lease of life.
With every 6 plastic bottles are that are purchased, 5 end up in landfill or in the ocean, this can then take 500 years to decompose. There are other ways to use plastic bottles, this week we take a look at how to create a jewellery stand from old discarded plastic bottles.