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Recent Reuse & Recycling Articles


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11 Unusual Uses for an Old Cardboard Box

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 21, 2014

Somehow, you can't bring yourself to recycle them, or worse yet, to throw them away. They'll come in so handy some day if you decide to move to the other side of the state or put together...


Supplies for building a twig fence. Photo: Gardening Gma/by permission

Repurpose Tree Trimmings as a Charming Twig Fence

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 18, 2014

Would you like just a bit more privacy in your urban front yard? We're talking about a friendly distance from your neighbors and casual passersby -- nothing hostile or extreme. Oh and...


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Easy, Safe and Eco-Friendly Halloween Costumes for Kids

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 17, 2014

Halloween is one of the most thrilling days of the year for young children. And of course, the main focus of all the excitement is choosing a really fantastic outfit to dress up in....


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Create Easy Eco-Friendly Décor Accents with Fall Fruit

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 11, 2014

With the change of season, you're probably looking for a few home decor touches that say "Autumn." You'd like them to be seasonal, eco-friendly, easy to make, and, most of all, charming...


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8 Amazing Hometalk Ideas to Fancy up Your Fence

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 01, 2014

Fencing plays a starring role in the home decor news these days. You’ll see weathered pickets or rugged fence boards ingeniously repurposed as living room wall art or headboards...


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Organize a Greener Closet Today

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 24, 2014

Organizing is the “in” thing as we all try to make our lives greener and simpler. And the first place we generally look to improve is the state of our closets. No matter...


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How to Find – and Use – Hidden Storage Space

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 21, 2014

In desperate need of more room to stash your stuff? You’re not alone. Approximately half of home improvement projects in the US focus on increasing available storage. Here’s...


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Tiny Home Repair

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 14, 2014

The tiny home movement of the last decade and a half is going strong. It holds a particular appeal for folks who want to reduce their environmental footprint, are interested in saving...