Canchuck: Discarded cans to nunchucks


Abdul Vahid V: In a crazy recycling project, you can turn your discarded cans to Bruce Lee’s famous martial arts weapons the nunchucks. The DIY project kit comes with all the required hardware to turn the deserted cans to martial arts weapons, named Canchuck.

Meet the Flintstones: Discarded cow bones turned into furnishings by Ama Darko Williams


Student Makes Stools From A Butcher’s Discarded Cow Bones. The stool is fondly called as ‘3rd Leg’ by its designer and while most of us might not really be fond of furnishings that have been crafted from discarded bones, it does speak volumes of the designer’s resourcefulness.

Discarding food wastes more water than does showering

Green (Living) Review

Just in case you weren't quite convinced that waste food is a real problem with real consequences, however, a new study is highlighting a somewhat less talked about consequence of discarded food – the waste of water used to grow it. What is worse, increasing amounts of our food comes from countries where water is scarce, meaning the food we discard has a huge hidden impact on the depletion of valuable water resources across the world. Wasted food is wasted water, put it simple.

Photography & Philosophy: Art in the Discarded. ~ Kerry Graham

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I mused: just what about this subject compels me? Why am I intrigued by what others have literally rejected? Homepages (Gold Tabs)* Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) art beauty golden hour photography trash

How I Found my Way to True Love & Discarded Everything that Love is Not.

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Love is really just a reflection of our true soul natures, and when we are in touch with that divine place we reflect love outwardly, thu. Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Sexy Z ADMIN Love Featured Today change dating divine fairy tales happiness health Health & Wellness heart path honor yourself hope life love marriage relationships self love sex soul true love

DIYer creates mini hydropower generator from discarded materials


The generator was constructed using items like discarded CD-ROMS, PVC pipe, zip ties, an LED bulb, and a stepper motor from a computer printer. The project shows the extent to which discarded items can be recycled.

WhiteCrate upcycles discarded cargo containers into trendy spaces


Up-cycled designs give life to discarded containers. Fabulous WhiteCrate up-cycled designs give life to discarded containers. Sonia Renthlei: For most of us, cargo containers are nothing but places to store shipments that need to be delivered here and there. Once used, they’re usually dumped some place and left forgotten. But growing concern for the environment and expensive housing has caused people to rethink what they once thought of as junk.

Beryozka 6 cottage is developed using discarded Ikarus 280 buses


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Recycle Group: Renaissance of the discarded as humorous parodies of famous artwork


But to integrate that with recycling of old dumpsters and trash cans along with discarded plastic draws attention to the problem of waste disposal and obviously also provides a new home to these discarded material.

Awesome green creations from old cellphones


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Sidewalk made of discarded toilets adds into Bellingham's green.


Sidewalk made of discarded toilets adds into Bellinghams green efforts. Recycled Art: 5 innovative pieces of art made using discarded kitchen utensils. Chair Made by Recycling discarded Hair! Most often they are swept up and discarded off, just to add to the ever-soaring landfills. Best recycled products made from discarded skateboards. The problem lies in the fact that such discarding of materials adds significantly to landfills, posing haz.

Discarded Fishing Nets Recycled into Carpet Tiles


Discarded fishing nets are to be recovered and turned into carpet tiles through a pioneering community-based supply chain initiative.

New Study Will Make People Think Twice About How They Discard Food Waste

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Processing food scraps at wastewater treatment plants results in less global warming potential than landfills by Michael Smith (Veshengro) RACINE, WI, August 2011: Consider the apple core. From an environmental perspective, what’s the most responsible way to dispose of it, or a banana peel, or any food waste?

Waste to Energy: Corn Husks May Energize Our Future.

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A team of scientists at Virginia Tech University have recently found a way to use discarded corn husks and stalks to make an inexpensive, hydrogen fuel that does not produce any emissions of greenhouse gases. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Green Featured Today climate change corn husks greenhouse gasses hydrogen fuel reducing emissions

Try a Wood Pallet Project

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Photo by Kitty Werner My husband has been collecting discarded wood pallets and shipping crates for years. Discarded wood pallets and shipping crates are everywhere; you just have to know where to look!

Unique Uses for Trash: Someone’s Garbage, Is Another Someone’s Treasure

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discarded, about 11.2% Designer Vered Zaykovsky, used large discarded magazines along with a round flat piece of metal and glass about two feet in diameter to make this unique table. Tagged: creative trash , unique uses for trash , uses for discarded trash.

Recycling Opulence: Stunning chandelier crafted out of discarded plastic waste


But, as you walk towards it and take a closer look you will realize that it has been crafted from nothing but discarded plastic bottles, old egg cartons and takeout containers, which would have all been in the dump yard if it were not for Katharine Harvey.

What’s the World’s Largest Bird Feeder? You’ll Never Guess

Nature Conservancy - Science

Around the world, more than 60 billion pounds of fish per year are discarded by commercial fishing enterprises. A large proportion of discarded fish is consumed by seabirds, many of which (like gulls) are adapted to a scavenging lifestyle. Fish may be discarded for several reasons.

We’re Wasted, but it’s Not What you Think.

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A North-American couple spent six months living of only food that has been thrown away or discarded. Enlightened Society Green Inspiring (Wow) Right Livelihood WAYLON: Today Only conscious eating documentary environement food waste food waste movie just eat it lefovers reduce food faste

Nonprofit Creates Roofs From Plastic Bottles, Reducing Waste And Creating Jobs At Same Time

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trillion plastic bottles , give or take -- and the discarded material can be transformed into a product that dramatically improves everyday life for Ecuadorians. Not all roofs are created equal.

Discarded glass bottles turned into a gorgeous fence for your garden


Abdul Vahid V: Have you got many discarded wine and beer glass bottles piled up in your backyard? All you need to do to build the glass bottle fence is to collect all discarded bottles. What about recycling them to build an incredible fence or gate for your garden?

Spotlight on recycling: Discarded industrial parts transformed into stylish new lamps


Canadian design studio Castor is doing exactly that by turning old and discarded industrial parts into sleek and ergonomic new lamps that are fast becoming a big hit.

Why Relationships Don’t Work: Finding Intimacy Beyond the Blame Game. ~ Kristin Luce

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We may discover that relating with another is not about our pleasure or comfort at all (although that''s sometimes a by-product), but about discarding every confusion we are still trapped in. Recognize that relationships are not primarily based on love, they are based on fear. Once we know this, we can work directly with the fear itself instead of on the other person or “the relationship.”

Give Your Christmas Tree A Second Life!

Environmental News Network

Use Discarded Branches To Make “Natural” Bird Feeders. Discarded Trees Can Be Used To Prevent Erosion. States like Louisiana and New Jersey use discarded trees to prevent erosion from the Ocean. Just because Christmas is over doesn’t mean your tree has outlived its usefulness.

Measuring Up. ~ Ruth Calder Murphy (Arciemme) {Poem}

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More Plastic was Made in the first 10 years of this Century than all the plastic ever created up to 2000- and a heap of it is in the sea.


The European commission listened and has announced it intends to ban discarding fish. A discard ban will put many out of business, we now hear, presumably because many of the fish caught as bycatch are smaller Rarely has a TV campaign been won so convincingly.

Why We Don’t Recycle: Psychology is to Blame


Think of the last time you found a crumpled, discarded sheet of paper on the ground- did you recycle it, or throw it in the trash can? We would all Read More The post Why We Don’t Recycle: Psychology is to Blame appeared first on Ecorazzi. Environment Featured Home Lifestyle News Science

How to Host a Not-your-Average Ugly Sweater Party.

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I am a huge fan of the traditional Ugly Sweater Party and its origins in celebrating the holidays with upcycled discarded items. Recycling, good friends, music, laughter, creativity—what's not to like? Ecofashion Editor's Picks Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) charity christmas in july clothing swap donate donating to charity donation

Spray paint cans and nozzles transformed into striking floral sculptures


Well, not to someone with the imagination and ingenuity of Hillary Coe who turns discarded cans and the nozzles, the ones that are done spraying out paint for graffiti lovers and many others out there, into sculptures that demand attention. B.Sameer Kumar: Can you love?

Aya Kaya Has Fun With Sustainable Design

Green Prophet

Her recent factory adventures have led her to a metal, plastic, and cardboard container manufacturer, where she upcycled discarded containers into laundry bins on wheels and toy containers for kids.

Homemade Apple Cider Vinegar with the Mother

Hug a Tree with Me

The fermented derivative of organic apples, raw apple cider vinegar is one of the most popular remedies in the world of alternative health.

How Will Your Small Business Celebrate Earth Day 2013?

Green Home Blog

There are plenty of organizations that will come to you to pickup discarded electronic devices and some will even pay you for them. On April 22 nd , 2013 Earth Day will yet again be celebrated throughout the globe.

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Don't Waste Unwanted Gifts

Green Living Tips

An Australian charity estimates the value of last year's discarded/unwanted Christmas gifts was more than $750 million - that's a lot of money for such a small country and represents a big impact on the environment. The damage done, these unwanted gifts shouldn't go to waste

"How Climate Change Will Affect You"

Environmental Economics

Perpetual enjoyable sense of smug “told-you-so” satisfaction over former climate change skeptics as you each claw at each other over precious matchbooks and the discarded plastic items now used as currency. The Onion : According to a United Nations climate report released last week, the world must cut its carbon emissions drastically by 2020 or face an increase in global temperature of 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit or more by the end of the century.

Homemade Coconut Milk Recipe

Hug a Tree with Me

Do not discard the shredded coconut, instead, freeze it and use it in your next sweet or savory meal.*. A delicious alternative to dairy milk, coconut milk is made from the flesh of the nut.

Turkey’s Designnobis turns plastic bottles into solar-powered lanterns

Green Prophet

“The lighting unit does not require any infrastructure, and it is a ready-to-use package that can be placed in a discarded plastic bottle.” If you live in the Middle East, surely you are accustomed to seeing plastic bottles lining city streets and even far-flung desert areas.

Paper Saver – Product Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The Paper Saver is – probably – the most eco-friendly notebook ever The Paper Saver comes without paper inside, because it's meant to be stuffed with old, discarded printouts from your home office.

Wooden chopstick as dibblet

Green (Living) Review

Sure, you can use simply tweezers to pull out seedlings to thin out the flat (or the pot) in which you have them growing, and discarding those you have pulled out. And it is here where those discarded wooden chopsticks come in, or at least one of them.

Did humans kill off one of the last dinosaurs, er, giant birds?

10,000 Birds

Here we show that diagnostic burn patterns on eggshell fragments of the megafaunal bird Genyornis newtoni, found at >200 sites across Australia, were created by humans discarding eggshell in and around transient fires, presumably made to cook the eggs. Genyornis newtoni , weighted about 500 pounds and stood seven feet tall. It was a bird, and this is where the whole bird-dinosaur thing gets real.

I’m Nothing, Yet I’m All I Can Think About.

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This emotional pain is not a sign that we need to discard our functional self. If we fail to wake up to who we are beyond the story of self, our system will register a “stuckness.” It’s a developmental arrest that shows up as dissatisfaction, endless stress, loneliness, fear, and joylessness.