Category Archives: Recycle

DIY Speaker System Made from Recycled Tires!

Here’s a really neat DIY speaker system made from recycled tires by designer Wang Jinsheng.

Pretty neat stuff.

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How to Make DIY Credit Card Earbud Holder!

I own a ton of earbuds and I usually store them in earbud cases that I got with my nicer earbuds but for those of you who don’t have an earbud case, I highly suggest you to make a DIY credit card earbud holder such as shown above to protect your investment.

The #1 reason why earbuds fail is because users don’t protect them and put them all tangled in their pockets and whatnot.  When earbuds tangle, there’s more likely chance you are going to break them in places.  I’ve personally broken many ear

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LED DIY – How to Make a Self-Sustaining DIY LED Flashlight!

With a coil, couple miniature magnets and an LED, did you know that you can make your own self-sustaining DIY LED flashlight?

I know, it’s mind boggling that you can build one yourself and it’s so simple.    Now, please add a circuit so it will “charge” a re-chargeable lithium battery, that will make it puuuurfect.

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This Week’s Best Eco Green Posts! [EcoMax]

For those of you living like a scumbag and never recycle, here’s some of the best eco green posts to help you get out of it:

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Vibration Powered AA Batteries may be the Smartest Eco Batteries Ever!

You might remember the “water-powered” batteries from Japan about a year back. Well, if you thought that was innovative, check out Brother’s new invention, vibration-powered double-A batteries that can be used for low-voltage gadgets.

I know for a fact that this would work really well for kid’s toys where shaking often occurs anyways, this could be ground-breaking, saving a whole lot of energy worldwide when it debuts.

This time, Brother Industries prot

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DIY Recycled Apple G3 Clock!

For those of you who want to re-kindle your love for Apple products, how about an Apple G3 Clock?

This clock was made using a recycled Mac G3 computer motherboard, complete with Ram, processor and a Mac mouse utilized as the working pendulum bob. The clock face is a DVD with keyboard keys as the clock numbers. It has a quartz clock/ pendulum movement and runs on 2 AA batteries, included. The hands are much more visible in person,. This clock measures 11.5″W x 17″

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DIY Recycled Washing Machine Lamp!

You know what I like about the artists who recycle electronics to make something new?  That they can make something so modern and stylish-looking like this DIY recycled washing machine lamp!

Alex Kovatchev, a European designer has taken out-of-comission washing machine drums and turned them into fashionable lamps.

The lamps feature one used washing machine drum and because of their stainless steel, perforated build and circular design – are quite a sigh

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Mattress DIY – How to Make a Circle Memory Foam Mattress!

For those of you who are about to throw away your old memory foam mattress, don’t as there’s ways to salvage it and re-make it into a custom-fit circle mattress or even a custom sofa.

In this Instructable I’ll show you how I made my foam mattress round from one side, and also made the support it had underneath match the mattress. I don’t know how to modify a normal bed frame to match a custom mattress, my bed support comes from a construction site’s lifting pallets.

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Plastic Hack – How to Make Plastic Molding from Plastic Bags! [RECYCLE]

Here’s a rather cool “plastic” hack that involves making plastic molding from plastic bags.  Best of all this method doesn’t involve any plastic “burning”, good for the environment plus it won’t get all messy.

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Mother’s Day Gift Idea – Recycled Can Tab Handbag!

For those of you seriously wondering what in the world you are going to buy your mom, take a look at this nifty handbag, all made from recycled can tabs.   I think this is a great way to raise awareness for people to re-use, re-cycle, and re-make.

“Keep tabs” on the environment while making a statement with this eye-catching Recycled Soda Can Tab Shoulder Bag conversation piece!  Artfully hand-crocheted using nylon thread and soda can tabs, our stylish “eco-chic” products takes recycling to the next level by raising awareness of environmental preservation.

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