Upcycling

DIY-box

DIY Fence Post Planter Box

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Old hardwood fence posts can often be the perfect material for an upcycled project. Give a loved-one a little handiwork to show them you care, with this – surprisingly easy-to-make – rustic succulent planter box.

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Raised garden beds for renters

Wednesday, 5 November 2014

Renter Chris Godden was restricted in how much of his backyard he could plant until he had the idea of growing vegies in raised beds.

TerraCycle founder Tom Szaky

Everything is recyclable – the TerraCycle story

Friday, 14 March 2014

Nobody would have believed TerraCycle founder Tom Szaky when he said everything could be recovered at a profit – until he proved it.

DIY dip stand

How to make a stand for dips

Thursday, 5 December 2013

This DIY project uses up-cycled materials to create a unique, beautiful and practical tiered stand for sharing healthy dips with family and friends – the perfect project before a party or social gathering.

Plastic bottle planters

Make your own: plastic bottle planters

Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Don’t throw that OJ bottle in the recycling bin, instead turn it into one of these cute-as-pie friendly wall planters.

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How to make t-shirt yarn

Wednesday, 15 May 2013

The perfect use for those t-shirts that have seen better days – making a soft chunky yarn for a huge range of crochet and knitting projects.

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DIY op shop kitchen

Monday, 18 February 2013

Make a modern set of those random wooden kitchen pieces that infiltrate every op-shop in town with this classic, and easy-to-do idea!

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How to: Upcycle by enlarging arm holes

Monday, 3 September 2012

Here’s a great way to make baby clothes last longer, plus it also works on all tops and dresses for adults too.

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The Smateria choice

Tuesday, 25 October 2011

Making a sustainable choice is all about knowing what’s going on behind-the-scenes, and Cambodian accessory designers Smateria break it down from the get go.

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