Category Archives: Reuse

Find Creative Reuse Centers Near You (Part 1)

Get on board with the creative reuse phenomenon! Everyday, low-cost craft supplies are waiting to become material for artists, teachers, and anyone who has a creative project in mind. Shopping at a creative reuse center is a great way to find tons of craft supplies at a great price. Conversely, donating to a creative reuse center is a great way to give back to your community, and pass on useful items instead of throwing them away.

Items made from creative reuse supplies are great when given as gifts, sold for profit or non-profit causes, or just for fun.

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Creative reuse changes your perspective about everyday objects.

What Is Creative Reuse?

We’re pretty familiar with the saying: One person’s trash is another person’s treasure. The concept of creative reuse takes this phrase to another level when used or recycled materials are turned into unique artwork, home decor, or repurposed into something else useful. Creative reuse is a practice that changes your perspective about everyday objects. There’s no restrictions; creative reuse projects can be any size and made from anything.Continue Reading

Recycling Plastic Bottles: The Cost of Bottled Water

It’s no secret that bottled water creates too much unnecessary waste, and it’s up to you to choose recycling plastic bottles instead. Marketing efforts to get people to pay for bottled water (that sometimes is just tap water!) worked, as within a decade, consumption of bottled water in the U.S. more than doubled, from 13.4 gallons perContinue Reading

Old Clothes Piling Up?

Below is a guest post by Sookie Lioncourt, who loves collecting old items, especially unused clothes, and making them into bags or organizing racks. Currently, Sookie is busy with her upcoming DIY garage sale. For more DIY tips, check out Sookie on LinkedIn. What to do with old clothes (DIY) that don’t fit you anymoreContinue Reading