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Recent Reuse & Recycling Articles


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Repurpose Wood Fencing as Home Décor

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 22, 2014

What’s old is new these days in the home décor field, where used wooden fencing is in high demand. The rugged, weathered look of reclaimed wood fits perfectly with today’s...


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Eco-Friendly Garden Flower Arrangement

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 22, 2014

Summer is peak season for gorgeous fresh flowers. What a pleasure to walk through fragrant, lushly blooming gardens in backyards and parks! And what a temptation it is to bring the...


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12 Things to Do with Your Old Shoes

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 20, 2014

Outworn, outgrown or out of style, old shoes are a fact of life. And unlike easily recycled or repurposed items such as secondhand clothing or empty plastic bottles, no-longer-new footgear...


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Transform Your Home without Buying a Thing

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 14, 2014

Are you depressed by the blah look of your personal space when you come home at the end of the day? Maybe you have a stack of old clothes, unfiled paperwork and cassette tapes un-listened...


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DIY Concrete Garden Décor

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 10, 2014

If you’ve been bitten by the garden décor bug, you probably know that it can be a “spendy” hobby. So why not get crafty? Making DIY indoor and outdoor planters,...


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7 Famous Fences from around the World

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 08, 2014

A fence can be installed for a number of reasons – privacy, security, decoration, noise reduction or keeping livestock in and unwanted visitors out. From simple mud walls to...


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Cast Iron Cookware Questions and Answers

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 03, 2014

Cast iron cookware has long been appreciated by professional chefs and home cooks alike for its excellent heat retention properties. It’s also hard wearing and long lasting, with...


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The Risks of Repurposing Egg Cartons

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 01, 2014

Repurposing is a way of life these days, reducing the amount of usable items that end up in landfills, as well as saving money and stimulating creativity. One common item, the humble...