Instructables: exploring - living - green http://www.instructables.com Wed, 28 Jan 2015 06:11:36 PST BLOX v1.01 Custom Electric Trike - It's for the dogs. http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Electric-Trike-Its-for-the-dogs/
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 20:14:18 PST
5 Ways to Help Stop Global Warming http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Ways-to-Help-Stop-Global-Warming/
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:03:54 PST
Eat Locally, Save Energy - A How-to Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Eat-Locally-Save-Energy-A-How-to-Guide/
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 14:57:14 PST
De papierpropellor http://www.instructables.com/id/De-papierpropellor/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:21:10 PST
How To Forage For Wild Edibles in Your Local Park http://www.instructables.com/id/6-delicious-plants-you-can-forage-in-your-local-ur/
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:43:24 PST
MAKE RENEWABLE ENERGY http://www.instructables.com/id/MAKE-RENEWABLE-ENERGY/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FOY/0WQB/I5BLPP0O/FOY0WQBI5BLPP0O.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FOY/0WQB/I5BLPP0O/FOY0WQBI5BLPP0O.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FOY/0WQB/I5BLPP0O/FOY0WQBI5BLPP0O.SMALL.jpg deba168 Human activity and fossil fired power is overloading our atmosphere with carbon dioxide and other harmful emission which trap heat, steadily drive up the planet’s temperature, and create significant and harmful impact on our health, our environment, and our climate.So make some renewable energy tha...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 10:36:08 PST
Vertical Aquaponic Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Vertical-Aquaponic-Garden/
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 17:49:06 PST
Modular Hanging Garden System http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-Hanging-Garden-System/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 23:23:29 PST
Save money, Save plastics, Save the world http://www.instructables.com/id/Save-money-Save-plastics-Save-the-world/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 13:07:18 PST
indoor greenhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/indoor-greenhouse-1/
indoor greenhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/6RBV/I4SCNOJ0/F9C6RBVI4SCNOJ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/6RBV/I4SCNOJ0/F9C6RBVI4SCNOJ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/6RBV/I4SCNOJ0/F9C6RBVI4SCNOJ0.SMALL.jpg matthias.debie2 Me and my brother in law wanted to make a small indoor greenhouse.U can chose youre own dimension for the height, widht and depth. Things u need for this u need:3 L-shape alumminium profiles, 6 plexiglas squares 4 wooden pilars with a shape like the picture and 10self drilling screws. Tools: Dril...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 09:29:53 PST
Carrot Bonsai http://www.instructables.com/id/Carrot-Bonsai/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 02:45:46 PST
Indoor Plant Watering System http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-Plant-Watering-System/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 14:02:08 PST
Recycle paper into Edible Gourmet Mushrooms http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-paper-into-Edible-Gourmet-Mushrooms/
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 08:32:51 PST
Story of a blustering plant http://www.instructables.com/id/Story-of-a-blustering-plant/
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 12:14:56 PST
Shoe pocket garden/ Green wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-pocket-garden-Green-wall/
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 09:26:59 PST
Living Room Aquaponics http://www.instructables.com/id/Living-Room-Aquaponics/
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 08:25:29 PST
Recycled Clock stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Clock-stand/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 15:01:47 PST
Portable Swing Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Swing-Project/
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 01:01:21 PST
Up-Cycle Junk Mail into Artisan Paper http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-Cycle-Junk-Mail-into-Artisan-Paper/
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 22:00:42 PST
Mason Jar Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Mason-Jar-Planter/
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 12:28:16 PST
Home Gardening (in INDIA) http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Gardening-in-INDIA/
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 10:09:09 PST
Mason Jar planters http://www.instructables.com/id/Mason-Jar-planters/
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 03:03:40 PST
Blank canvas http://www.instructables.com/id/Blank-canvas/
Blank canvas - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/MNFK/I49RRVZ2/FDPMNFKI49RRVZ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/MNFK/I49RRVZ2/FDPMNFKI49RRVZ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/MNFK/I49RRVZ2/FDPMNFKI49RRVZ2.SMALL.jpg HaydenW The soil here is clay although it isn't as pure as the clay bought in stores it is still of rather good quality. Clay doesn't really break down fast when it was sort of filtered from debris and formed under pressure. The plant that is inside it is Gojii berry seeds but it is within a plastic contain...
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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 17:48:10 PST
Make Energy From Weeds http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Energy-From-Weeds/
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 00:03:34 PST
Solar powered ceiling fan (Chirstmas gift) http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-powered-ceiling-fan/
Solar powered ceiling fan (Chirstmas gift) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/HEV0/I3VI5ST8/FW6HEV0I3VI5ST8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/HEV0/I3VI5ST8/FW6HEV0I3VI5ST8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/HEV0/I3VI5ST8/FW6HEV0I3VI5ST8.SMALL.jpg liquidhandwash I made this project for a friend who is a bit down on his luck and living in a small community with no power, water, toilet or pretty much anything else you would expect in a western country. There are a number of permanent residents living in illegal shacks, caravans, buses, shipping containers o...
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 08:03:28 PST
Soft portable swing http://www.instructables.com/id/Soft-portable-swing/
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 11:54:24 PST
Mini Terrariums http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Terrariums/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 01:19:03 PST
grow lights made from LED's and cardboard http://www.instructables.com/id/grow-lights-made-from-LEDs-and-cardboard/
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 17:09:04 PST
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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Just-keep-Swimming-Aquaponic-Grown-wheat-grass-wit/
Just keep Swimming Aquaponic- Grow Wheat Grass - 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
Origami Freakin' Freddy Kreuger Claws http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-Freakin-Freddy-Kreuger-Claws/
Origami Freakin' Freddy Kreuger Claws - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/LIBJ/I3TH7K9Z/F3YLIBJI3TH7K9Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/LIBJ/I3TH7K9Z/F3YLIBJI3TH7K9Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/LIBJ/I3TH7K9Z/F3YLIBJI3TH7K9Z.SMALL.jpg TrapMastaJeremy All the materials needed are rectangular or square sheets of notebook or printer paper. Other paper may work, but it is not recommended and may end in an explosion or contraction of AIDS. I personally used AP Lang essays and notes, because the very defintion of upcycling is turning trash into someth...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:49:44 PST
Jump Rope http://www.instructables.com/id/Jump-Rope/
Jump Rope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/8QTX/I3KC5V1W/FH18QTXI3KC5V1W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/8QTX/I3KC5V1W/FH18QTXI3KC5V1W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/8QTX/I3KC5V1W/FH18QTXI3KC5V1W.SMALL.jpg SuzetteR I made a jump rope that was fun to make. I did not spend money on this jump rope at all. I just found a couple of bags that we used for our grocery. This is a great gift for your niece or little sister that likes to play outside. This can also be given for someone who enjoys working out.What you wil...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 09:04:29 PST
Easy Care Houseplants - IMHO http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Care-Houseplants-IMHO/
Easy Care Houseplants - IMHO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/OE8B/I3KBXA8U/FD5OE8BI3KBXA8U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/OE8B/I3KBXA8U/FD5OE8BI3KBXA8U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/OE8B/I3KBXA8U/FD5OE8BI3KBXA8U.SMALL.jpg aayers1 It doesn't get much easier than one you're likely familiar with... Snake Plant, Mother-In-Law Tongue, or Sanseveria, a sweetheart of a plant by any of it's names. This standard is a known quantity: Sansevieria trifasciata, Bird's Nest Snake Plant, first image. The picture shows my easy to grow dwarf...
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 14:12:39 PST
Pebble Flower Pot http://www.instructables.com/id/Pebble-Flower-Pot/
Pebble Flower Pot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/711Y/I3H7GOMA/FEJ711YI3H7GOMA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/711Y/I3H7GOMA/FEJ711YI3H7GOMA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/711Y/I3H7GOMA/FEJ711YI3H7GOMA.SMALL.jpg joanieebert I got all of my supplies from my garage. I found an old paint can, cleaned it out, and took off the paper around it. The spreading tool was in my Dad's toolbox. The pebbles were also in my garage from when we used to have a fish tank. The grout was in my garage as well. The soil I used came from my ...
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 09:42:48 PST
Survival stove can http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-stove-can/
Survival stove can - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/57IJ/I3H7FP7F/FE157IJI3H7FP7F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/57IJ/I3H7FP7F/FE157IJI3H7FP7F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/57IJ/I3H7FP7F/FE157IJI3H7FP7F.SMALL.jpg mohamed199885 Reducing Its making environmental sense to reuse products,example is turning off your faucet when you brush your teeth to same water. Reusing is using something again or more than once, example of reusing is reusing a water bottle multiple times.Recycling is a series of steps that takes a used mater...
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 09:05:50 PST
Reusing Unwanted Paper With Origami http://www.instructables.com/id/Kawasaki-Rose/
Reusing Unwanted Paper With Origami - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/FQ7W/I3KBTB3W/FH3FQ7WI3KBTB3W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/FQ7W/I3KBTB3W/FH3FQ7WI3KBTB3W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/FQ7W/I3KBTB3W/FH3FQ7WI3KBTB3W.SMALL.jpg TheEnvironmentalFox Origami is the Japanese art of folding paper into decorative shapes and figures.In this instructable I will demonstrate how something so simple can become something amazing.Origami is a great way to rid of unwanted paper and use it in a safe way that doesn't harm the environment.Designed by Toshikaz...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 13:09:10 PST
Christmas Lanterns http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Lanterns/
Christmas Lanterns - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/1IP4/I3H4Z9TD/F931IP4I3H4Z9TD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/1IP4/I3H4Z9TD/F931IP4I3H4Z9TD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/1IP4/I3H4Z9TD/F931IP4I3H4Z9TD.SMALL.jpg ShawnaW Christmas lanterns add holiday flair over doors and can also act as centerpieces on tables when you're spending time with your family. These centerpieces are made out of toilet paper rolls, painted and decorated with glitter and suspended under a light to add décor to the Christmas season. Using toi...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 09:04:37 PST
Camera from Arizona Can!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-from-Arizona-Can/
Camera from Arizona Can!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/ZFQE/I3H7D3YB/FADZFQEI3H7D3YB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/ZFQE/I3H7D3YB/FADZFQEI3H7D3YB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/ZFQE/I3H7D3YB/FADZFQEI3H7D3YB.SMALL.jpg rockyg1 very cool and unique way to create a camera from an Arizona can. Things Needed: These are things you'll need :-Scissors - a ruler - a pen - Two arizona cans - Super Glue -taking the two Arizona cans, puncture a whole right below the top seam-insert scissors then cut them off .... -cut all ...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 08:14:49 PST
Upcycle -Diy cellphone holder. http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycle-Diy-cellphone-holder/
Upcycle -Diy cellphone holder. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/W76Q/I3H7CZYY/F5JW76QI3H7CZYY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/W76Q/I3H7CZYY/F5JW76QI3H7CZYY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/W76Q/I3H7CZYY/F5JW76QI3H7CZYY.SMALL.jpg jenniferd6 For this project Instead of throwing away an old pair of jeans I cut out the back pocket and made it into a cell phone holder specifically for when I charge my phone.Using the three r's:Reduce-to make smaller or less amount.For instance,wasting less water than usual.Reuse-use again.Finding a way to...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 07:56:01 PST
Indoor Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-Garden/
Indoor Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/CI7G/I3H7CRV6/FS7CI7GI3H7CRV6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/CI7G/I3H7CRV6/FS7CI7GI3H7CRV6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/CI7G/I3H7CRV6/FS7CI7GI3H7CRV6.SMALL.jpg udubinsky From a draw to an indoor garden Enforce the draw I took down the front of the draw and dismantled a palet (note it was the strongest palet i've encounted and cost me breaking my hammer).i've used the wood from the palet to enforce the bottom of the draw. Wheels of fortune Added wheels. Water...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 07:49:36 PST
Light Bulb Flower vase http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Bulb-Flower-vase/
Light Bulb Flower vase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/EE5D/I3KBT7G5/FYFEE5DI3KBT7G5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/EE5D/I3KBT7G5/FYFEE5DI3KBT7G5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/EE5D/I3KBT7G5/FYFEE5DI3KBT7G5.SMALL.jpg yeezus21 Today, i will be teaching you how to make a neat flower vase out of an old light bulb that you can easily find in your house or go buy at the store. The greatness of this project is that you can decorate your light bulb however you want and it cost little to no money to make a beautiful vase like th...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 07:32:55 PST
That Origami Paper Glasses Case Doe http://www.instructables.com/id/That-Origami-Paper-Glasses-Case-Doe/
That Origami Paper Glasses Case Doe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/RN5H/I3H4ZPRF/FT3RN5HI3H4ZPRF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/RN5H/I3H4ZPRF/FT3RN5HI3H4ZPRF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/RN5H/I3H4ZPRF/FT3RN5HI3H4ZPRF.SMALL.jpg DucV The traditional three R`s are Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and now the new trend which is upcycling! Reduce is the reduction of using too many materials that will result in waste like for example buying products with less packaging. Reuse is to well reuse what you already have such as refilling a water bo...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 01:20:13 PST
Candy Doll House ~ http://www.instructables.com/id/Candy-Doll-House-/
Candy Doll House ~ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/XLOV/I3H7CIV8/FUBXLOVI3H7CIV8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/XLOV/I3H7CIV8/FUBXLOVI3H7CIV8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/XLOV/I3H7CIV8/FUBXLOVI3H7CIV8.SMALL.jpg JenniferL6 The 3 R’s (and new upcycle) are ways for us to help cut down on our waste. They conserve natural resources, landfill space, and energy.Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and Upcycle Reduce- This means reducing your consumption or buying less. Ex: Buying items that take less packaging. Buying durable products (...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:27:52 PST
Lightbulb ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Lightbulb-ornaments/
Lightbulb ornaments - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/W41C/I3H7BAXO/F3FW41CI3H7BAXO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/W41C/I3H7BAXO/F3FW41CI3H7BAXO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/W41C/I3H7BAXO/F3FW41CI3H7BAXO.SMALL.jpg keyicui17 Tips on reducing waste and conserving resources can be summed up by the three R’s: Reduce, Resuse, Recycle Reduce means to decrease the amount of trash you produce and the amount of recourse you use. By doing something as simple as buying products with less packaging, you are implementing the princ...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 21:42:22 PST
organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/organizer/
organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/KGG2/I3H4Z3PN/F2PKGG2I3H4Z3PN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/KGG2/I3H4Z3PN/F2PKGG2I3H4Z3PN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/KGG2/I3H4Z3PN/F2PKGG2I3H4Z3PN.SMALL.jpg daisyrivera12 This is an organizer for school supplies made out of a carton of milk. First I drew out the outline of the shape I wanted for the organizer. I then cut it out with some scissors. I painted the cartoon a light blue shade with a makeup applicator sponge. Then, I cut out cardboard to fit in...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 20:40:09 PST
T-Shirt grocery bag http://www.instructables.com/id/T-Shirt-grocery-bag/
T-Shirt grocery bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/OFZV/I3KBS7GG/F6EOFZVI3KBS7GG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/OFZV/I3KBS7GG/F6EOFZVI3KBS7GG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/OFZV/I3KBS7GG/F6EOFZVI3KBS7GG.SMALL.jpg Jason_Pham PRESENTING, A T-SHIRT GROCERY BAG. You use a old T shirt and convert it into a grocery bag, so that you don't have to use plastic bags. You reduce the amount of plastics you use with this bag, and reduce the waste by not throwing away any plastic bags. MATERIALS Old T-shirtScissorsSewing machine ...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 20:36:00 PST
Majestic Upcycled Christmas wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/Majestic-Upcycled-Christmas-reef/
Majestic Upcycled Christmas wreath - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/1JAB/I3KBRY5J/F5J1JABI3KBRY5J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/1JAB/I3KBRY5J/F5J1JABI3KBRY5J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/1JAB/I3KBRY5J/F5J1JABI3KBRY5J.SMALL.jpg arelyxm_ The three R's. The three R's stand for reduce , reuse and recycle. Reduce means to reduce the amount of resources you use on a daily basis, reuse means to use something as much as possible before replacing it and recycle means to convert waste into something reusable. An exampl...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 19:47:56 PST
Bottled Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottled-Christmas-Tree/
Bottled Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/KMGH/I3KBRMKV/F8TKMGHI3KBRMKV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/KMGH/I3KBRMKV/F8TKMGHI3KBRMKV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/KMGH/I3KBRMKV/F8TKMGHI3KBRMKV.SMALL.jpg diane.lin.94 A Christmas tree that is practically free! SUPPLIES Four 2 Liter Soda bottles I got mine from a banquet(everyone drank the sodas and were going to toss the bottles)One Pair of scissors I had scissors at home3 sheets of scrap paper This paper was from a health packet from my freshman yearTape ...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 18:49:40 PST
Cereal Box Nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Cereal-Box-Nightlight/
Cereal Box Nightlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/4ECB/I3H4QGYM/FXA4ECBI3H4QGYM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/4ECB/I3H4QGYM/FXA4ECBI3H4QGYM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/4ECB/I3H4QGYM/FXA4ECBI3H4QGYM.SMALL.jpg adannie This is a nightlight that I constructed using an empty cereal box, a pin, and a lighbulb plug from an old nightlight.Recycling is the process of taking objects that would primarily be taken to a landfill, and using those objects to create other things or having other uses for them. When it comes to ...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 17:56:21 PST
Book Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Book-Planter/
Book Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/0QOI/I3H4XSXE/F010QOII3H4XSXE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/0QOI/I3H4XSXE/F010QOII3H4XSXE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/0QOI/I3H4XSXE/F010QOII3H4XSXE.SMALL.jpg KidusY Reduce, reuse, recycle, and up-cycle are all terms to describe different ways that we can cut down on waste. To reduce means to try and focus on using only as much as you need, for example carpooling in order to use less gas so that there is less pollution is emitted into the atmosphere. Reuse mean...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 17:00:13 PST