Lately I have been a little obsessed with melting HDPE plastic. You know all those bottles that have a number 2 recycling logo. Some folks have made some pretty interesting projects from the stuff. Since it is so sturdy and hard it can be cut and carved like wood.
Did you know that in the US we dispose of Millions of tons of textiles every year and only a small percentage are recycled. According to the most recent report from the EPA in 2014 we tossed out almost 25 million tons of rubber leather and textiles. And even though this group includes rubber and leather and still only makes up for 9.5% of all the solid waste in the US; at the end of the day we Americans are still tossing out a lot of our perfectly usable clothing. Continue reading “Woven Flag Placemat Made from Old Clothing”
I don’t know about you but I love those simple “life hacks.” You know the ones that make you wonder, “now why didn’t I think of that?” The only problem is that I never remember them when I actually need them. Continue reading “Upcycled Egg Peeler”
I am trying to eat better and lose some weight but I have to make sure that I still get enough protein. Apparently tuna is one of the foods with the most protein per calorie ratio or something like that. I can only assume that the nutritional wizard who came up with this tuna rating did not calculate in the mayonnaise coefficient required to make tuna palatable. I am just kidding I actually like tuna. Or do I? Have I ever had it without mayonnaise? Well I guess I will just keep working on a less mayonnaise plan. Continue reading “Simple Rustic Coasters Made From Trash”