reduce, reuse, recycle, upcycle.
find new ways to use old things. it's so important to recycle.
Recycled crocheted t-shirt handbags. Each tote is hand-crocheted, stitch by stitch, and row by row, and takes 4 to 6 recycled t-shirts and over 10 hours to complete. How you ask? Previously loved, undecorated t-shirts are cut into one long strip of "yarn", wound into a ball, and then used to crochet. Each bag is lined with a matching t-shirt. #upcycle
Recycled measuring tape change purse. #upcycle Great to use as a change purse, make-up bag or for all of your valuable trinkets that normally float around at the bottom of your handbag! Each pouch is lined with a durable tarp material. Measures 6.25 inches tall x 7.5 inches wide. $15.00
These funky crocheted daisy rings are made from real discarded plastic bags! Each bag is cut into strips and rolled into balls of “yarn”… then crocheted. The resulting material is tough, durable and easy to keep clean – not to mention one of the most interesting use of a “garbage” material! Hand made in Cambodia by a non-profit, fair trade co-op. Measures approximately 1.75 inches in diameter $5 each
These colorful bracelets contain handmade, recycled paper beads which are interwoven with fabric covered elastic. Every bead is handmade in Cambodian villages from glossy waste paper & old magazines. Unlike others on the market, these are not varnished, just coated with a water based glaze … making them eco friendly and non-irritating to exposed skin! Your purchase assists in creating fair, ethical & sustainable livelihoods for some of Cambodia’s poorest people. $10.00
Recycled vinyl record pendant. $15 Talk about your Classic Cuts! These nifty pendants are precision-cut from actual vintage record albums… albums that are scratched and discarded. Each pendant is hung on a 22” silver plated ball chain. Hand made in the USA. Choose from: Reduce-Reuse-Recycle Symbol: 1/2" square, hung diagonally Heart Symbol: 1.5”w x 2”h Peace Symbol: 1.25”w
Recycled Newspaper Necklace. $15. "Made in Cambodia by a coop that is working to keep kids in school and not in the streets picking garbage for a living. Unlike many other bead necklaces on the market, these are not shellacked, just a water based varnish - making them eco friendly and non-irritating to exposed skin."