I love this crocheted rug created from upcycled plastic bags by RecycleCindy over at My Recycled Bags. It totally reminds me of the ones my grandma used to make out of scrap fabric and would have all over her house. Cindy used recycled bags from bread, hotdog & hamburger buns, paper towel & TP packaging,… Read More »
One of the easiest things to do to live a more green lifestyle is to buy reusable products instead of disposable ones. These can range from things to drink from to cleaning products. Here are a few easy ones to incorporate in your daily life today… Coffee Mugs vs. Paper or Styrofoam Cups Washable Plates… Read More »
Got an old pair of jeans that don’t fit any more? Why not make them into a brand new bag. It’s fun, easy & a great way to upcycle durable fabric like denim. Here’s how to do it… Thanks to se7en for sharing their awesome eco-crafts with us.
Wrapping paper from holiday gifts is largely to blame for a 25% spike in curbside trash volume between Thanksgiving & New Year’s Day, according to the EPA. What is the eco-minded gift-giver to do? The best thing to do if you are giving physical gifts this season is to wrap them in an eco-friendly way.… Read More »
On August 18th Seattle voters rejected a referendum that would have made Seattle the first city in the nation to tax shoppers 20 cents for each disposable paper or plastic bag they received from grocery or retail stores. City Council last year had approved the tax, but a petition effort forced the measure to appear… Read More »