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7 DIY Recycled Bird Feeders

Invite your feathered friends into your garden this spring with …

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Napkins and Tissues Made From Sugar Cane, Not Trees

No trees were harmed in the making of this toilet …

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7 DIY Recycled Bird Feeders

Invite your feathered friends into your garden this spring with these seven bird feeders you can make out of materials you might have otherwise thrown away or recycled – plastic bottles, milk cartons or scraps of wood. There’s a project here for……

San Fran Turns Transit Tickets into Trees

It’s a common dilemma for regular subway riders: What do you do with all those leftover tickets with just a few cents of remaining value? San Francisco residents had a few disposal options for their old tickets from the Bay Area Rapid Transit…

Will Mardi Gras Beads Be Recycled?

An estimated 25 million pounds of plastic beads make their way through New Orleans every Mardi Gras, according to the Los Angeles Times. And because they can’t be processed by local recyclers, they often end up as litter in nearby waterways or…

VIDEO: Drummers Make Music Out of Scrap

If you like theatrical musical performers like Blue Man Group or Stomp, then you’ll love ScrapArtsMusic, a Vancouver-based quintet that fashions its percussive instruments from industrial materials that would have otherwise been discarded, ranging……

Design the Next Sigg Water Bottle

If you’ve admired those fashionable designs on Sigg’s line of reusable water bottles, now is your chance to have your very own artwork featured on the Swiss company’s next aluminum bottle. Sigg fans and artists worldwide are invited to submit the…

Okabashi Closes the Loop on Sandal Recycling

Shoes made from recycled materials are not a new green fashion trend: New Balance, Puma and even Manolo Blahnik have all turned waste into new kicks. But Georgia-based Okabashi goes a step further: Not only are its sandals and flip-flops made from…

Kraft Foods Hits Zero Waste at 36 Plants

Kraft Foods, maker of the iconic Kraft Macaroni and Cheese Dinner and other food and beverage products, announced last week that 36 of its manufacturing facilities in 13 countries send no waste to landfill. “We’re waging war on waste,…

New LED Bulbs Light Up National Mall

At a press conference on the National Mall on Jan. 30, Energy Secretary Steven Chu and Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar flipped a ceremonial light switch to reveal the park’s energy upgrades: LED light bulbs installed in the 173 streetlight…