The Internet is full of ways to save: re-use, repurpose, recycle, upcycle. One would think we never throw anything away anymore! Here are a few interesting sites I came across today. Very inspiring variety of ideas to get all of us to rethink what we first thought was at the end of its life.
Check out New Dress a Day to get inspired with inexpensive ways to update your wardrobe. This blogger took on the challenge to add a “new to her” item to her wardrobe every day – with a $1 a day budget. Hitting flea markets and thrift stores, she turned dated and often over-sized finds into something wearable.
Not a seamstress? Think Crafts has a wide assortment of upcycling ideas for all ages, including a section on green crafting.
We all have old VCR tapes laying around, right? Here are instructions for recycling those old videos, plastic shopping bags, and more into a wide assortment of useful items.
Whether you’re at a thrift store, garage sale, or your own home, look at those unused items in a new way. Before you toss it away, take a minute to look at your trash in a new way. How could you or someone else give it new life and new purpose?