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Repurpose, Recycle, Upcycle

Make something old new again. Reuse it for another purpose.

Photo Frame made of old window and fence boards from Marty's Musings

Old Window Photo Frame

diy home sweet home: 9 Things You Can Make From Items Found In Your Trash Can

Parmesan Cheese Lids fit on Mason Jars - the opctions with this are endless!!! Baking Soda, Coconut, Flour, etc!

Where Moms Get The Skinny On Healthy Living

Pallets slipped over fence posts = Instant Fence

Clever. Recycle forks in this fun way - love this!

Repurposed Doors - some great ideas here, like this beautiful garden trellis.

Recycling Old Doors

Repurpose/Upcycling.... Like shutters? Here's a little upcycling magic using shutters.

How to Repurpose Shutters Around Your Home

Solar Food Dehydrator (Dryer). Dry your fruit, vegetables, and other goods with your own sun powered dehydrator. Electric Food Dehydrators can be expensive and consume unnecessary energy. This solar dehydrator was made entirely of recovered materials. It was constructed with scrap ply wood, 2x4s from an old ladder, a house window, and other items which could be considered trash. It was created as a project at Maharishi University of Management in Fairfield, Iowa.

Solar Food Dehydrator (Dryer)

First Bridge Made of Recycled Plastic in Europe: Build in Only Two Weeks. Although some people thought they were crazy at first, a relatively new Welsh start-up company recently upcycled a whopping 50 tonnes of plastic waste into a 90 foot bridge that is durable enough to accommodate heavy-duty vehicles.

Repurpose/Recycle: Porch Swing.... made out of a table top and a door

Huckleberry Lane: One of a Kind Porch Swing

Repurpose/Upcycle/Recycle: Make safety goggles/woodworking glasses, solar window, and funnels from a 2 liter soda bottle. Brilliant!

A mushroom farm inside a Seattle storefront repurposes the city's discarded coffee grounds as compost and teaches locals about urban agriculture.

From Record Store to Mushroom Farm