Glass jar reuse

Green (Living) Review

From left to right: Back row: storage jar,water bottle, beer glass. Front row: wine/drinking glass, whisky glass The reuse potential, as well as that for repurposing and upcycling, of glass jars is, to some extent, only limited by your imagination.

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The myth of glass recycling

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The great majority of people, I am sure, firmly believe that the glass bottles and glass jars, of which they so diligently remove the labels and then put out for the kerbside recycling pick-up are going to make new glass bottles and -jars.

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Examples of Eco-Friendly Glass Countertops

Green Furniture Home Design

Aside from being a recyclable product, glass is finding its way into many homes now as a countertop material for a number of reasons beyond its inate eco-friendliness! There are a lot of pros to using glass – some of which you may not even realize!

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Recycling Glass

Green Home Blog

Recycling Glass. What is Glass? Glass is made by heating silica – usually in the form of sand – with lime and soda. Glass has been around for thousands of years. Naturally occurring glass from lightning and volcanoes was used for tool making during the Stone Age, and manufactured glass first appeared in Egypt around 3000 BCE. Because of its density, glass makes up a high percentage of household waste by weight. Recycling Glass.

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The humble glass jar

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Not only are glass jars useful, but they can also make whatever you fill them with beautiful. The usefulness of glass jars, especially those that come for “free” with a variety of products you may purchase is not in question.

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Using glass for food storage

Green (Living) Review

Using glass containers for food storage instead of plastic by Michael Smith (Veshengro) When advocating glass containers for storing foods, including leftovers in the fridge, it always amazes me that most people today cannot think further than their wallet.

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Repurposing glass containers

Green (Living) Review

Many of us have a steady stream of glass containers coming into our homes, but we often don''t know what to do with all of them. Now most people cannot think further than tossing such valuable items, as glass jars and other glass containers, are into the recycling bin. And this does not just for glass containers. Used glass jars and other such items can be repurposed for so many different things. But then the old glass cloches had not any either.

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Reinventing the glass bottle

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) When you think that you have seen it all as regards to fleecing the “green” consumer and the environmentally conscious along comes this; a range of glass water bottles which sell for from US$18-US$22.

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Glass Bottles

Green Earth Journey

Originally posted October 16, 2008 Where do you find those glass bottles? So we didn't have glass bottles. Photo not linked Ok so here are my finds: 6 pack Evenflo Glass Bottles 4 ounce or 8 ounce-$14.95 Evenflo Classic Glass Nurser 3 Pack 4 ounce or 8 ounce $5.99

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Glass Acorn

Green Earth Journey

Name: Chris Boyd Shop Name: Glass Acorn Shop Link: GlassAcorn.com or GlassAcorn.etsy.com Location: Little Rock, Arkansas, USA Ships To: Anywhere What materials do you use for your ECO friendly products? The winner will receive 1 coffee hugger from Glass Acorn.

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Glass Water Bottles!

Green Earth Journey

I've been waiting a while for a glass water bottle. We already have glass baby bottles and we have metal water bottles. Now finally someone has put Glass Water Bottles into the mix. Takeya USA offers beautiful and well made Glass Water Bottle s.

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How celebrate Recycle Glass Month

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) September is Recycle Glass Month – in the United States ate least – and, at the time of writing in the middle of July, it is not far off now. But why have an entire month dedicated to recycling glass? What’s so great about glass recycling? Lynn Bragg, President of the Glass Packaging Institute, has a few good reasons. Glass is 100 percent recyclable, and can be recycled endlessly with no loss in quality or purity.

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IKEA Recall Of Glass Mugs

Green Furniture Home Design

Consumer Product Safety Commission and IKEA recently announced the voluntary recall of RUND clear glass mugs. Due to variations in glass thickness, the mug may break when in use. Ikea furniture ikea glass mug recall ikea glasses recall ikea recallThe U.S. IKEA received one report of a laceration injury caused by the mug that required medical attention. An additional 11 reports have been received outside of the U.S.

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Choose Table Lamps Made From Recycled Glass

Green Furniture Home Design

For those who want are looking for table lamps that are not only beautiful looking, but also environmentally friendly, lamps made from recycled glass are a great choice. Recycled glass is an excellent material because it creates no negative environmental impact. In addition to their benefits as being more environmentally friendly, recycled glass table lamps ( like this one )usually have a very unique look. Lighting recycled glass lamps

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Review: Backyard Birds and More: Looking Through the Glass by Glen Apseloff

10,000 Birds

Back in 2013, I had the pleasure of reviewing Glen Apseloff’s Backyard Birds: Looking Through the Glass. Time, unlike a Kiwi , flies, and now Apseloff is back with another book: Backyard Birds and More: Looking Through the Glass.

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Glass Baby Food Storage Jars

Green Earth Journey

While browsing CSN Stores I found these glass baby food storage jars! How fantastic are these? I don;t think they were available three years ago when I made my own baby food! They come in blue and pink also

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Canadian Skaters Hit the Glass, Sort Of

Wend Magazine

But it sure looks like glass, doesn’t it? Click here to view the embedded video. It’s actually ice. According to Matador Network , this is one of the arms of Tagish Lake in the Yukon Territory in an area in the north of Canada known as Windy Arm. And, as my editor put it when he saw this video, “Damned Canadians have all the fun.” ” [Via: Matador Network ]. Related Posts. No related posts were found

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PURE Glass Bottle – Product Review

Green (Living) Review

While this may be indeed a glass bottle and glass bottles as reusable bottles for tap water and other beverages certainly are not new, this bottle and how it is made to be shatter resistant is, however. Glass is the only material that I know that is.

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Glass jars for cloches

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Got a lot of glass jars but don't know what to do with them? If you buy a lot of stuff that comes in glass jars – and quite a lot of stuff that I buy does – and you grow food in your garden then use the jars, if big enough, as small cloches. After all cloches in the old days were nothing by glass bells put over the plants.

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Gauzy Smart Glass Controls Light with an Eco Touch

Green Prophet

Israeli startup Gauzy has invented smart glass that goes from transparent to opaque with nothing more than a touch. On cloudy, cool days, keeping glass transparent takes advantage of passive solar gain to warm up a room, and reduce the need for mechanical intervention.

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Product Review - Glass Dharma

Green Earth Journey

Glass Dharma has tapped an unsaturated market in the eco green world of products. They have produced the Original Glass Straw. Yes, you read that right, glass straws! to use when you check out at glassdharma.com for one Simple Elegance, 9.5mm x 8”long glass straw ($3.00

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Winner Glass Unicorn

Green Earth Journey

Congratulations debbiekl you won the giveaway from Glass Unicorn

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When Houston ended glass recycling this 8-year-old saw a healthy business opportunity

Green (Living) Review

It’s filled with glass bottles. We didn’t even know what we were going to do with the glass when we started.” Pan and Krohn started their company, Hauling Glass , in April after the city of Houston decided to cut glass recycling from its curbside pickup program.

JewGlass: A Google Glass App for Observant Jews

Green Prophet

Rusty Brick is planning ahead for the day that Google Glass is released onto the market with a new app for modern observant Jews. Google Glass is a wearable computer that is still being tested. Green Tech and Gadgets Google Glass apps JewGlass jewish traditions Technology

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Drinking the hipster way

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) There definitely was a time when you used a jam jar or other glass jar as a drinking vessel you were looked down upon and was surely regarded as being seriously poor or a strange eccentric.

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Glass Dharma: Free Glass Straws for Earth Day!

Green Living Ideas

Glass Dharma , one of our favorite companies that makes sustainable, beautiful glass drinking straws is hosting another promotion and they are GIVING AWAY 1,000 free glass straws to celebrate Earth Day (Tuesday April 22 2014) for their 6th Annual Earth Day event!

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DIY – Make Drinking Glasses from Bottles

The Go Green Blog

Here is a really cool craft project that recycles old glass bottles from beer or soda and turns them into new trendy drinking glasses. Glass cutting wheel. Scrap of plate glass at least 8×8″ Materials. A suitable glass bottle to cut.

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Giveaway of The Original Libre Loose Leaf Tea Glass, ends 7/28

Hug a Tree with Me

Today I will like to tell you about the Original Libre Loose leaf Tea Glass. This beautifully designed glass allows you to brew loose leaf tea and drink it on the go. The tea glass comes with a stainless steel tea filter and a twist off BPA free lid.

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Glass Tube Home Wraps Around a Tree in Earthquake-Prone Kazakhstan

Green Prophet

An emergent studio from Kazakhstan has designed a curious glass tube home that wraps around a large Fir tree in the tectonically active mountainous region of the country. Masow Design Studio cylindrical glass house earthquakes glass houses Kazakhstan House Around a Tree round houses

Review and Giveaway of Faucet Face Eco Reusable Glass Bottle, ends 9/22

Hug a Tree with Me

A few weeks ago I received a beautiful Hummingbird Feeder reusable Glass Bottle from Faucet Face and I would like to tell you what I think about it. Faucet Face is a sustainable company that offers us their line of stylishly designed eco-friendly glass bottles.

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Need Glass Baby Bottles?

Green Earth Journey

You can reuse the Siliskins if the bottle does break and you can find replacemnet glass bottles at Baby's R Us. I've got two of these, one for my cups and one for the glass baby bottles. To use this brush for the glass bottles, uncoil the bottom of the brush slightly so that you can fit it into the bottle opening Green Baby Bargains is offering them at 50% off the original price! I have ordered from them and the delivery is fast and the products are quality.

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Press Release - Takeya Glass Water Bottles

Green Earth Journey

TAKEYA DEBUTS FASHIONABLE/FUNCTIONAL ECO-FRIENDLY GLASS WATER BOTTLES THAT ELIMINATE POOR TASTE AND REDUCE LANDFILL WASTE Takeya Glass Water Bottles—the healthier way to hydrate HUNTINGTON BEACH , Calif.

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Living Inside a Glass House. ~ Tyler Lewke

Elephant Journal

At this moment, I’m sitting inside an all glass house, built by Frank Lloyd Wright, perched on a cliff overlooking and within a redwood canyon, next to the Pacific Ocean. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Health & Wellness WAYLON: Editor''s Picks glass house home insecurities redwood shielded stability storm trees vulnerability

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Is kerbside recycling of glass just for show?

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) Time and again kerbside recycling vehicles, and those collecting glass from bottle banks, can be observed dumping mixed bottles and jars – white, brown, green, etc. How can this then be recycled into new glass?

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Review and Giveaway of Libre Loose Leaf Portable Tea Glass, ends 9/27

Hug a Tree with Me

A few weeks ago I had the chance to review the Original Libre loose leaf tea glass. This glass n poly portal tea glass is beautifully designed, it gives you the ability to brew loose leaf tea and drink it on the go. Where to Buy: Libre Original Tea Glass retails for $24.00

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Companies we Love: Glass Dharma Glass Straws

Green Living Ideas

GlassDharma Glass Straws bring a new definition to “Sipping Responsibly”. This great company has been handmaking glass straws in the United States since 2007. Glass straws provide an alternative that eliminates the need for straws made from plastic.

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Capture your loved ones in custom glass planets?

Green Prophet

”) is making tiny glass beads meant to look like planets or solar systems encapsulated within delicate glass beads. Merry Coor makes each bead by hand with a small torch and rods of special, colored, silvered glass.

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Recycle Glass Over and Over

Green Earth Journey

Labels: Did You Know, Video

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GLASS RECYCLED Now Offering Eco-Friendly GlassPLANK as Terrazzo Alternative

Green (Living) Review

Due to a number of advantages – including beauty, durability and ease of installation - terrazzo made by GLASS RECYCLED is growing in popularity as a sustainable floor, counter top, and interior wall finishes. GLASS RECYCLED has been featured on HGTV, DIY and Extreme Home Makeover.

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Portable glass water bottle by Love Bottle

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) About two to three years ago we heard of the reusable “portable” glass water bottle made fro and marketed by “Love Bottle”. This was them followed by yet another company whose name has escaped me with a reusable recycled glass (100% recycled glass in comparison top the 20% of Love Bottle) which was a cross between a Snapple TM bottle and a ketchup one.

Lebanese Man Turns Garbage Into Beautiful Glasses

Green Prophet

In order to reconfigure glass (from wine or beer bottles for example) it has to endure extremely high temperatures. He coerces the glass through extreme temperatures – very hot and very cold – and then marks them with a diamond cutter before shaping and sanding down the edges.

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Backyard Birds: Looking Through the Glass by Glen Apseloff

10,000 Birds

Backyard Birds: Looking Through the Glass is different. Before we begin, I should note that despite my post last week, life is not always sunshine and big fish for the Osprey of Missoula. Anyway, on to this book. I have to admit, I normally have a twinge when I see the phrase “backyard birds.”

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Broken Glass & the Silence Between Words. ~ Rachael Anne Hetrick

Elephant Journal

Homepages (Gold Tabs)* Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Inspiring (Wow) acceptance broken glass death gratitude grief life changes meditation spiritual growth I realized I was never truly alone. Some people call this God, and that’s okay with me. Whatever it is, I’m grateful for it.

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