Looking for a cheap and easy way to build an attractive rain barrel? It’s way easier than you think! See 3 examples of pretty rain barrels: 1) Wooden rain barrels with rain chains, 2) Plastic rain barrels with potted plants, and 3) Ugly rain barrels with vines growing down the sides. These are all attractive rain barrels that you can make very affordably yourself
reusing / repurposing
My budget-friendly tips for creating an eco friendly house. 9 simple ideas — from replacing plastic with natural materials to choosing eco friendly cleaning products and 7 other green home tips.
Want to go green at your home office? That’s what I did. See how much money you’ll save by changing a few things in your home office & making it ecofriendly
Got Mardi Gras beads? You can reuse parade parade beads as gift wrap, a DIY chandelier, drink coasters, centerpieces, party favors – or just recycle them!
Here’s where to find free materials for all your DIY projects: free pallets, barrels, mulch, lumber, dirt, rocks, trees, plants, and seasonal craft items!
You can make recycling a lot more fun and less of a chore at home – for both adults AND kids! These 5 unique recycling ideas will make things a lot easier.
Eco friendly coffee practices go WAY beyond just using green coffee beans. I’ve found a few clever ways to go green while drinking coffee. Have you tried these?
Recycled paper from old magazines, newspapers, and phone books can be put to good use by trying one of these 5 fun recycled art projects!
Reusing gift wrap is one simple green thing you can do during the holidays. Fun new ways to reuse gift wrap when you’re wrapping gifts OR unwrapping gifts.
Toothpaste, cooking oil, lemons, vinegar, and baking soda are cheap, natural cleaning products you already have in your home. Use them as green cleaners!
Have a bunch of old photos laying around and you’re not sure what to do with them? Here are 3 creative ways to reuse your old photos.
You don’t have to throw out your gardening pots when they start stacking up in the garage or the yard. Here are 3 simple and practical ways to reuse your plastic garden pots. Talk about having a GREEN thumb!…
Before you toss out your old bedding, you need to check out these 4 fun, practical, and creative ways to reuse old sheets.
If you’re crafty (even just a little), you can reuse hubcaps in several fun DIY projects. Here are 3 unique ways to reuse hubcaps & give them a new purpose.
If your computer crashed (or died) like mine did, you can still recycle the hard drive. Here’s how to remove the hard drive & use it as a backup external hard drive
Trying to stop wasting water in the bathroom? Here are 3 ways to conserve or reuse bathroom water.
Do you have old toys — either yours or your kids’ — that need to be recycled? Before you part with them, check out these 5 fun ideas for recycling toys.
Enjoy glass insulators as much as I do? Have you tried reusing glass insulators in any of your DIY projects yet? Here are some fun ideas to get you started.
With 2 billion shipping pallets are in use every day in the U.S. alone, it’s inevitable that some lay abandoned. Why not use them to make something awesome? Here are 6 DIY pallet furniture ideas to add some pizzazz — and practicality — to your outdoor living space.
Give yourself the green light on a fun recycling project that will liven up your game room or den: restore an old traffic light! See how I recycled one.
There are many ways you can be environmentally responsible without having to go out & buy a Smart Car. 5 simple tips that I use for staying green in my car.
Got old clothing that isn’t suitable for donating? Try your hand at recycling clothes in these 4 fun ways!
Poo paper is a recycled paper product made from elephant dung and the brown waste from other animals that have fibrous diets – like pandas, cows, and horses
I’ve been gardening for many years. One of my annual keys to success is seaweed fertilizer. It’s one of the best natural fertilizers — especially if you live in close proximity to a beach where you can gather your own seaweed regularly.
The benefit of fruits and vegetables doesn’t stop after you’ve eaten them. The remaining rinds and scraps can be quite handy around the house.