Instructables: exploring - living - green - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 25 Dec 2014 12:41:21 PST BLOX v1.01 Ultimate Robo-Planter (with light and detachable anti-spill module) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Robo-Planter-with-light-and-detachable-an/
Ultimate Robo-Planter (with light and detachable anti-spill module) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/WCQN/I3VHGZDY/F4CWCQNI3VHGZDY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/WCQN/I3VHGZDY/F4CWCQNI3VHGZDY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/WCQN/I3VHGZDY/F4CWCQNI3VHGZDY.SMALL.jpg M.C. Langer (If you like my project, please vote for me. Thanks!)Ladies and Gentlemen, I give you... my Ultimate Robo-Planter!"But Mario" - you will say - "We have seen your Robo-Planters before. Not bad and very ecological, but what new do you have to show?"Good question, my dear reader! Let me explain it to y...
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 07:50:28 PST
Just keep Swimming Aquaponic- Grow Wheat Grass with Betta Fish http://www.instructables.com/id/Just-keep-Swimming-Aquaponic-Grown-wheat-grass-wit/
Just keep Swimming Aquaponic- Grow Wheat Grass with Betta Fish - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/LKOS/I3TH8NW3/FIOLKOSI3TH8NW3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/LKOS/I3TH8NW3/FIOLKOSI3TH8NW3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/LKOS/I3TH8NW3/FIOLKOSI3TH8NW3.SMALL.jpg SonikaJAnand For the Mason Jar contest I decided to try Aquaponics. My kids always wanted a Betta fish, so I thought why not try it in a Large Mason Jar as a Aquaponic system. Plus I had read a blog in which it said never fear failure as they are pillar to success and with every try one gets better at what ever ...
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:26:44 PST
Camera from Arizona Can!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-from-Arizona-Can/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 08:14:49 PST
Bottled Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottled-Christmas-Tree/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 18:49:40 PST
Spider Plants for Free http://www.instructables.com/id/Spider-Plants-for-Free/
Spider Plants for Free - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/TQFT/I3BH790T/F4FTQFTI3BH790T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/TQFT/I3BH790T/F4FTQFTI3BH790T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/TQFT/I3BH790T/F4FTQFTI3BH790T.SMALL.jpg ruarh Do you want houseplants? Do you like passive air filters? Are you new to houseplant care?A spider plant is a great beginner plant. They are hard to kill and will filter pollutants from your air.Sure, you can buy one, but why? It's almost guaranteed you know someone who has one of these and growing o...
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 09:18:24 PST
Recycled Book Planters http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Book-Planters-1/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:16:47 PST
Windowsill Aquaponics System http://www.instructables.com/id/Windowsill-Aquaponics-System/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:13:56 PST
How to make your own storage heater from strawcrete and stone - Part 1. Brico ecolo radiateur. Bricolaje calentador ecológico http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-storage-heater-from-strawcret/
How to make your own storage heater from strawcrete and stone - Part 1. Brico ecolo radiateur. Bricolaje calentador ecológico - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/76Z0/I2S6NGY7/FH476Z0I2S6NGY7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/76Z0/I2S6NGY7/FH476Z0I2S6NGY7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/76Z0/I2S6NGY7/FH476Z0I2S6NGY7.SMALL.jpg Organikmechanic This is the start of a project we have now completed to improve our heating system in the sitting room. We wanted our wood stove both to give a more even heat and we wanted the room retain some warmth in the morning. Although our fuel is free, being untreated pallets, we also wanted to be more econo...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 04:56:46 PST
My String Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/My-String-Garden/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 02:39:52 PST
Beautiful Succulent Terrarium in Minutes. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-beautiful-Terrarium-in-Minutes/
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 12:57:26 PST
Hypermiler Flat Hubcaps http://www.instructables.com/id/Hypermiler-Moon-Hubcaps-Increase-MPG/
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 20:05:13 PST
Grow Ginger as a Houseplant http://www.instructables.com/id/Grow-Ginger-as-a-Houseplant/
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Fri, 15 Mar 2013 06:44:27 PDT
Winterize! Window Insulation & Other Tips for a Warm Winter http://www.instructables.com/id/Winterize-Window-Insulation-Other-Tips-for-a-Warm-/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 06:56:45 PDT
How to make an Aquaponic system for a small room. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-Aquaponic-system-for-a-small-room/
How to make an Aquaponic system for a small room. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/00NX/I0VOMMS2/FQY00NXI0VOMMS2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/00NX/I0VOMMS2/FQY00NXI0VOMMS2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/00NX/I0VOMMS2/FQY00NXI0VOMMS2.SMALL.jpg JR Tyner I am a college student and while I don't live in the Dorms, my room is about that size. I wanted something to cheer up my room and make it look less like a laboratory, but this would also be perfect for a lavatory! If my bathroom was bigger, I would put it there since it would both look good and be ...
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 19:13:56 PDT
Composting toilet in the garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Composting-toilet-in-the-garden/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 08:13:01 PDT
Picture Frame Terrarium http://www.instructables.com/id/Picture-Frame-Terrarium/
Picture Frame Terrarium - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/JXEJ/I0LDZERK/FLQJXEJI0LDZERK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/JXEJ/I0LDZERK/FLQJXEJI0LDZERK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/JXEJ/I0LDZERK/FLQJXEJI0LDZERK.SMALL.jpg Teisha There are many great reasons to take an old picture frame and turn it into a terrarium:If you want a terrarium but you don’t have much space — maybe you live in a dorm room, a small apartment, or you just don’t want to clutter your work surfaces — then hanging a terrarium on your wall (which could b...
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 20:04:39 PDT
Indoor Electric Car (for cheap under $5) http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-Electric-Car-for-cheap-under-5/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 20:44:48 PDT
Bellows Bee Smoker For The Home Apiarist http://www.instructables.com/id/Bellows-Bee-Smoker-For-The-Home-Apiarist/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 19:21:12 PDT
Urban gathering - fruits of the city http://www.instructables.com/id/Urban-gathering-fruits-of-the-city/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 00:29:17 PDT
Nice Smelling Hybrid Indoor Compost Bin and Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Nice-Smelling-Hybrid-Indoor-Compost-Bin-and-Plante/
Nice Smelling Hybrid Indoor Compost Bin and Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/M26B/I0C900ZQ/FCCM26BI0C900ZQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/M26B/I0C900ZQ/FCCM26BI0C900ZQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/M26B/I0C900ZQ/FCCM26BI0C900ZQ.SMALL.jpg danja.mewes I wanted to start a pre-compost bin in the kitchen, but I knew my mom probably wouldn't appreciate the smell.I had been looking at several instructables on kitchen/indoor composting and terrarium building. The indoor compost bins seemed to use charcoal filters. One of the terrariums had a bottom l...
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 20:25:27 PDT
Free Electric Propeller Bike Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Propeller-Bike/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 17:03:45 PDT
Insulating curtains that cut heat losses through windows by 50% http://www.instructables.com/id/Insulating-roll-up-curtains-that-cut-heat-losses-t/
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 05:32:41 PDT
How to: Bathtub laundry http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-bathtub-laundry/
How to: Bathtub laundry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/RI6K/FHY0H927/FTXRI6KFHY0H927.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/RI6K/FHY0H927/FTXRI6KFHY0H927.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/RI6K/FHY0H927/FTXRI6KFHY0H927.SMALL.jpg newera There are many reasons why one might want to do their laundry by means of the bathtub style. It could be because you want to help the environment and use human energy as opposed to electricity, it could be that you are going through a rough patch with money, or because you're on the road and need cl...
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Fri, 27 Jun 2008 22:20:19 PDT
How to Make a Succulent Teacup Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Succulent-Teacup-Garden/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:55:08 PDT
How to Make a Moss Terrarium http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Moss-Terrarium/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 17:31:23 PDT
How to Make Papyrus Paper http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Papyrus-Paper/
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Sun, 3 Aug 2014 13:25:55 PDT
Make Your Own Pallet Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Pallet-Garden/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 23:41:38 PDT
Biodegradable, free, toilet roll seedling starters http://www.instructables.com/id/Biodegradable-free-toilet-roll-seedling-starters/
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 09:23:41 PDT
Plastic Bottle Mosquito Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-Bottle-Mosquito-Trap/
Plastic Bottle Mosquito Trap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/7W5J/HWLCXJYB/FYV7W5JHWLCXJYB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/7W5J/HWLCXJYB/FYV7W5JHWLCXJYB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/7W5J/HWLCXJYB/FYV7W5JHWLCXJYB.SMALL.jpg Darthorso THIS GUIDE IS IN SEVERAL CONTESTS! IF YOU LIKE IT, VOTE FOR IT! THANKS! :DHello dear friends!As some of my followers already know, I live in Bologna (Italy), in the heart of Po river Valley.This area is known as the wettest one of Italy. This is due to terrain, level (a lot of areas are UNDER sea le...
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 14:06:17 PDT
A Practical Zeer Pot (evaporative cooler / non-electrical refrigerator) http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Practical-Zeer-Pot-evaporative-cooler-non-electr/
A Practical Zeer Pot (evaporative cooler / non-electrical refrigerator) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/49TR/HY48DS1V/FKF49TRHY48DS1V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/49TR/HY48DS1V/FKF49TRHY48DS1V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/49TR/HY48DS1V/FKF49TRHY48DS1V.SMALL.jpg Berkana A zeer pot is an evaporative cooler used in rural Africa and the Middle East to keep vegetables fresh. They consist of two terra cotta pots, one nested inside the other, with the gap between them filled with wet sand. The sand serves as a thermal mass that helps keep the pot cold once it has cooled ...
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 22:26:33 PDT
Easy Bee waterer http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Bee-waterer/
Easy Bee waterer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/UESW/HWCJFMAB/FFTUESWHWCJFMAB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/UESW/HWCJFMAB/FFTUESWHWCJFMAB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/UESW/HWCJFMAB/FFTUESWHWCJFMAB.SMALL.jpg Zevion Imagine just one bee work for a day, attending to least 2,000 flowers a day, beating their wing 10,000 time per minute, carry baggage of pollen, go back in their hive, go to their selected comb making honey with their spit, pollen, and wax. And go out again everyday. Sounds exhausting? Bee does ge...
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 14:36:36 PDT
VHS Rope http://www.instructables.com/id/VHS-Rope/
VHS Rope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/EW49/HWDRGA4P/FXREW49HWDRGA4P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/EW49/HWDRGA4P/FXREW49HWDRGA4P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/EW49/HWDRGA4P/FXREW49HWDRGA4P.SMALL.jpg Schtaunkton Here is my first instructable. How to make rope/cord from a VHS Tape. (back story) I saved a bunch of recordable VHS tapes from the dumpster. I, like most people, consider VHS to be out-dated and poor quality. So in-turn I wanted to repurpose these tapes. One of my ideas was to make rope / cord f...
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 11:46:35 PDT
bee hostel http://www.instructables.com/id/bee-hostel/
bee hostel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/ZCKL/HWDFFJX5/FDTZCKLHWDFFJX5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/ZCKL/HWDFFJX5/FDTZCKLHWDFFJX5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/ZCKL/HWDFFJX5/FDTZCKLHWDFFJX5.SMALL.jpg aliasaint if you're paying attention, the bee population is in serious decline. I keep seeing bees floundering on the ground and probably on their last leg. I feel terrible for them and want to make a difference. they need us as much as we need them. so I started this small project to help out. grab a stick...
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 00:48:47 PDT
Solar Hurricane Lighting (and more) http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Hurricane-Lighting-and-more/
Solar Hurricane Lighting (and more) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/70TB/HVVKJM1Q/FHI70TBHVVKJM1Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/70TB/HVVKJM1Q/FHI70TBHVVKJM1Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/70TB/HVVKJM1Q/FHI70TBHVVKJM1Q.SMALL.jpg mikesoniat I've spent my entire life living on or near the Gulf Coast. And even though we've had a couple of seasons with no major hurricanes, I can't help thinking about them this time of year. Of course, the big storms are very dangerous and most people should evacuate to safer ground. But those who stay and...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 15:54:23 PDT
Papaya Picker http://www.instructables.com/id/Papaya-Picker/
Papaya Picker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/198B/G4D5QK1D/F4C198BG4D5QK1D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/198B/G4D5QK1D/F4C198BG4D5QK1D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/198B/G4D5QK1D/F4C198BG4D5QK1D.SMALL.jpg Thinkenstein Papays are big fruit; heavy, and often high up. After getting the picker fingers around the fruit, you pull the string to close the flexible "fingers".  Twist the fruit to break the stem, and lower the fruit to the ground.  Although this design works, and the closing fingers are a neat mechanism t...
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Fri, 15 Jan 2010 23:18:48 PST
How To Make Healthier Tasting Tap Water http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Healthier-Tasting-Tap-Water/
How To Make Healthier Tasting Tap Water - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/F8XR/HV9I5APV/FF3F8XRHV9I5APV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/F8XR/HV9I5APV/FF3F8XRHV9I5APV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/F8XR/HV9I5APV/FF3F8XRHV9I5APV.SMALL.jpg sunshiine This instructable has been an educational experience for me and the most enjoyable one that I have published so far. I began my journey last spring when I decided that I wanted to make an honest effort to drink more water. For many years we had very good tasting water because we lived in an area whe...
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Mon, 19 May 2014 23:25:52 PDT
Get Household Batteries For Free http://www.instructables.com/id/Get-Household-Batteries-For-Free/
Get Household Batteries For Free - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/YY05/GOW3YC1P/FZGYY05GOW3YC1P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/YY05/GOW3YC1P/FZGYY05GOW3YC1P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/YY05/GOW3YC1P/FZGYY05GOW3YC1P.SMALL.jpg GeekTinker This short instructable will show you how a person can get free usable batteries, possibly delivered right to them.   Not only can free batteries be had, but the environment can be helped as well.  This is especially useful for charities and non-profits, which can go through a lot of batteries thro...
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Tue, 14 Jun 2011 15:07:08 PDT
DIY Recycled Paper Baskets http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Paper-Basket/
DIY Recycled Paper Baskets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/7XZ2/HUURI7NG/FIV7XZ2HUURI7NG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/7XZ2/HUURI7NG/FIV7XZ2HUURI7NG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/7XZ2/HUURI7NG/FIV7XZ2HUURI7NG.SMALL.jpg Muhaiminah Faiz Want to make something useful, creative and eco-friendly? Well, you can always use old newspapers, magazines, calenders, brown paper bags and so on to make a number of unique and awesome craft projects. Recycling old newspaper, magazines, calender into eco-friendly baskets is one of the amazing eco-...
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Tue, 6 May 2014 07:10:44 PDT
Blown Tire Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Blown-Tire-Shoes/
Blown Tire Shoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/0YB2/F5LDFN3P/FK80YB2F5LDFN3P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/0YB2/F5LDFN3P/FK80YB2F5LDFN3P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/0YB2/F5LDFN3P/FK80YB2F5LDFN3P.SMALL.jpg robbtoberfest I see blown truck tires along the road every few miles on my daily drive to work; I thought it would be cool to make some shoes out of them. So I finally pulled over an grabbed a tread (Watch out for stabbing steel cords at the edges of the tire scraps.) These things are a little tough and messy t...
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Mon, 20 Aug 2007 22:29:54 PDT
Eco-Friendly Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Eco-Friendly-Lamp/
Eco-Friendly Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/ID9B/HUQIHHBN/FPNID9BHUQIHHBN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/ID9B/HUQIHHBN/FPNID9BHUQIHHBN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/ID9B/HUQIHHBN/FPNID9BHUQIHHBN.SMALL.jpg sabrinakim1109 WHY DO WE NEED TO RECYCLE PLASTICS?Plastics is one of the most serious environmental issues. The use of plastics has increased over the years and it has become a large part of the waste. Recycling plastics saves landfill space. (1 ton of plastics saves 7.4 cubic yards of landfill space) 1 plastic b...
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Sat, 3 May 2014 13:51:30 PDT
Simple Cheap Ice Box Air Conditioner http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Cheap-Ice-Box-Air-Conditioner/
Simple Cheap Ice Box Air Conditioner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/G9ME/HUL9FGR3/FAWG9MEHUL9FGR3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/G9ME/HUL9FGR3/FAWG9MEHUL9FGR3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/G9ME/HUL9FGR3/FAWG9MEHUL9FGR3.SMALL.jpg kevinpinto In this instructable I will be showing you how to build a cheap air conditioner from a Styrofoam ice box. This is an extremely easy build and shouldn't take you more than an hour to complete. I live away from home and cannot afford another air conditioner here so I thought of building a cheap air co...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 00:32:30 PDT
Pulley Clothesline http://www.instructables.com/id/Pulley-Clothes-Line/
Pulley Clothesline - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/H5ZV/FSSIUXTC/FMYH5ZVFSSIUXTC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/H5ZV/FSSIUXTC/FMYH5ZVFSSIUXTC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/H5ZV/FSSIUXTC/FMYH5ZVFSSIUXTC.SMALL.jpg tommyrusso Dry clothes without electricity! This simple and inexpensive ($20) pulley clothesline allows you to stay in a stationary shaded area while your clothes take the journey. Materials used - PVC Clothesline Living in Hawaii, line dried clothes just makes sense (CENTS!). I've tried several types of c...
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Tue, 31 Mar 2009 01:08:48 PDT
Save Money by Throwing Out Less Food http://www.instructables.com/id/Save-Money-by-Throwing-Out-Less-Food/
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:00:25 PDT
Using six coins to fix the broken and falling filter covers of ventilator in the kitchen http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-six-coins-to-fix-the-broken-and-falling-filt/
Using six coins to fix the broken and falling filter covers of ventilator in the kitchen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/D5PF/HU842EOU/FTHD5PFHU842EOU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/D5PF/HU842EOU/FTHD5PFHU842EOU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/D5PF/HU842EOU/FTHD5PFHU842EOU.SMALL.jpg vlai3 It is difficult to find and install new filter covers for the old ventilator in the kitchen. This is an easy way to fix it with less effort. Temporarily fixing the filter cover position Use strong tape to temporarily fixing the filter covers position of the ventilator in kitchen. Clean the surf...
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 02:55:50 PDT
Recycled Magazine Pages Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Magazine-Pages-Bowl/
Recycled Magazine Pages Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/GAQP/H17MCQOA/F96GAQPH17MCQOA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/GAQP/H17MCQOA/F96GAQPH17MCQOA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/GAQP/H17MCQOA/F96GAQPH17MCQOA.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts One rainy Saturday, my kids were getting sick of watching TV and my 6-year old son asked me if we could make a craft. I had recently gone through a few of my craft magazines and stumbled on a very brief set of instructions on how to make an “earth day magazine bowl.”  The original design for this w...
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Thu, 19 Apr 2012 11:42:21 PDT
Rainwater harvesting: Rain Barrel DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainwater-harvesting-Rain-Barrel-DIY/
Rainwater harvesting: Rain Barrel DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/NHKR/H347FMIK/F27NHKRH347FMIK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/NHKR/H347FMIK/F27NHKRH347FMIK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/NHKR/H347FMIK/F27NHKRH347FMIK.SMALL.jpg GeeDeeKay Rain water collection. Nature's most fundamentally important resource for human habitation -- the earth purifies it from all sorts of sources through the evaporation process, transports it all around the globe, then drops it from the heavens for us to drink, water our crops, bathe and swim, among my...
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Thu, 19 Jul 2012 10:38:34 PDT
A Worm Bin for Apartments http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Worm-Bin-for-Apartments/
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 12:34:13 PDT
Modular triangle event planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-triangle-event-planter/
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 15:25:41 PDT
Self watering bin http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-self-watering-bin/
Self watering bin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/W7JO/HTK5LZGL/F92W7JOHTK5LZGL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/W7JO/HTK5LZGL/F92W7JOHTK5LZGL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/W7JO/HTK5LZGL/F92W7JOHTK5LZGL.SMALL.jpg gessus Intro: Everyone knows the problem. You come back from vacation but when you arrive at home you already see it. All your plants are withered. The only solution you know is to call your neighbours for help before you leave on vacation but who has the time to do that when you're packing all your bags?...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 00:38:10 PDT
Guerrilla gardening - bombing style http://www.instructables.com/id/Guerrilla-Gardening-the-bombing-way/
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 13:34:36 PDT