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Lounge Chair Made From Plastic Bottles! [RECYCLE DESIGN]

As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words.  Well in this case, it’s also true that a lounge chair is worth a thousand recycled plastic bottles.

I think this lounge chair might actually be rather comfortable to sit on, what do you think?

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Christmas Eco DIY – How to Make a Christmas Tree with Hardback Books!

Here’s an awesome Christmas “eco” DIY that you can try if you don’t want to chop up a real Christmas tree this year and save some trees, learn how to make a Christmas tree w/ hardback books!

For one, I know my relatives bought a small, fake plastic Christmas tree this year but this could be even a better eco-alternative to that.

Kudos for such a great idea!

I know, I know, you want a real Christmas tree.  But I had a thought the other day, what if EVERYONE started not using real trees for Christmas?  We’d save millions of trees ev

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Solar DIY – How to Make a USB Solar Charger Coffee Cup!

For those of you who want to learn about solar electronics and also make a solar charger yourself, here’s a great USB solar charger you can make that also can be applied to a coffee cup or anything for that matter.

Mr. Buzz is a solar powered USB charger in a cup! The lightweight and flexible PowerFilm solar panel charges up the 2400mA battery pack so you can recharge your USB device even without the sun.

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DIY Recycled Plastic Chair!

Here’s an awesome DIY recycled plastic chair design from Cohda Design, also available for purchase at £789, that’s about $1300 bucks.

Best of all, this chair is made from 100% recycled plastic, meaning it’s a great way to add stylish to your home while helping/promoting designers who use sustainable(or recyclable) materials.

The RD (Roughly Drawn) Legs Limited Edition chairs are hand woven in 100% recycled domestic plastic waste. Building on the early experimental

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Eco DIY – How to Make Natural, Organic Hair Gel!

You never know what kind of harmful chemicals manufacturers are putting in hair gels. (they probably cause more baldness than anything)

Here’s a great way to make completely natural and organic hair gel out of Aloe Vera and Agar Agar, a substance from seaweed.  I have to really try this, it looks pretty good.  Well, if you do try it, let me kno

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Recycle DIY – How to Make Your Own Homemade Recycled Paper!

You don’t have to rely only on your local recycling company to product recycling paper, you can learn to make your own homemade recycled paper.  Plus, they can come out pretty colorful, great for your kids to draw and drool on.

handmade paper is a perfect after school project for your children…simple, a little messy & lots of fun….you can make paper out of almost anything….we made lavender & grass paper….and even cinnamon paper….here’s the 411 about making your own paper….use your imagination & enjoy….

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Water Leak Spotter/Detector!

Can you think of how much water the world can save if every energy company such as PG&E here in the U.S. used these water leak spotters powered by a single 3V lithium battery?  Probably gigatons! – via keetsa

Here is something that should be useful for bathrooms in our homes. The toilet is known to be one of the causes for wasted water and the one which escalates our water bill. This could be due to leaks or some defect. But now, all you have to do

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Table DIY – How to Make a Table Out of Recycled Wood!

Here’s a great way to make a table using recycled wood.  When I get a big house, I will certainly make one myself. (and upload me doing so on YouTube)

The results on this table are rather magnificent, I didn’t know you could do that with old wood.

There’s a lot of wood out in the world free for the taking — in dumpsters, back alleys, vacant lots, abandoned buildings, recycling yards, and architectural salvage centers.  Most wood, if free from rot, is just as st

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Recycle DIY – How to Recycle Tin Cans as Pencil Holders using Grout and Creativity!

I really love it when people make things like this out of stuff that would go into your recycling bin, a pencil holder made using old tin cans and grout!  Brilliant!  Keep up the great work and reduce our carbon footprint!

We all use some canned foods from time to time.  And we all probably use empty cans for one purpose or another.  This instructable shows how to decorate cans to be used as organizers for pencils, pens, paint brushes, etc.  It’s a simple thing to do, and children would especially have fun making their creations.

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Eco Friendly and Green Laptop Bags!

Cool eco-friendly and green laptops bags!

For those of you looking for eco-friendly/green alternatives to laptop sleeves, you might be interested in these eco laptop sleeves from Badget Bag.  Of course, don’t forget, you can probably make one yourself too with duct tape or

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