Instructables: exploring - living - reuse - plastic - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 3 Jul 2015 10:58:26 PDT BLOX v1.01 Bottle-cap box http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-cap-box/
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 11:57:50 PDT
Recycle Old PVC Into Flat Sheets http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-Old-PVC-Into-Flat-Sheets/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 13:22:18 PDT
New life to old toys through magnetism http://www.instructables.com/id/New-life-to-old-toys-through-magnetism/
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 02:14:27 PST
Unusual Uses for Plastic Lids http://www.instructables.com/id/Unusual-Uses-for-Plastic-Lids/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 07:45:09 PST
How To Recycle HDPE Plastic The Easy Way http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Recycle-HDPE-Plastic-The-Easy-Way/
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 11:18:40 PST
How to fold a plastic bag http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fold-a-plastic-bag/
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:01:02 PDT
Balancing Bottle Bird http://www.instructables.com/id/Balancing-Bottle-Bird/
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 10:33:45 PDT
Easy no sew diy round stool made from plastic spool thingy http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-no-sew-diy-round-stool-made-from-plastic-spoo/
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 08:45:17 PDT
Useful & Durable 7 Strand Rope (cord) from Plastic Shopping Bags http://www.instructables.com/id/Useful-Rope-or-Cord-from-Plastic-Shopping-Bags/
Useful & Durable 7 Strand Rope (cord) from Plastic Shopping Bags - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/1Q1U/GE7L4KPF/FKL1Q1UGE7L4KPF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/1Q1U/GE7L4KPF/FKL1Q1UGE7L4KPF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/1Q1U/GE7L4KPF/FKL1Q1UGE7L4KPF.SMALL.jpg DrPeper I basically combined two other instructables that I've read in the past. One was making plastic "yarn" out of plastic shopping bags.  I guess people here are calling it "plarn" now.   The other was braiding cordage/rope from smaller strands of string/thread/cord/rope. Both techniques I've found...
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Tue, 21 Sep 2010 17:25:48 PDT
Cold Air Fan from Reused Plastic Bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Cold-Air-Fan-from-Reused-Plastic-Bottles/
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Wed, 24 Apr 2013 21:26:12 PDT
Up-swing http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-swing/
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Mon, 13 Aug 2012 19:14:36 PDT
How to make a Hacker's Wallet v.1.2 using reclaimed materials http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Hackers-Wallet-v10-using-reclaime/
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Wed, 16 Mar 2011 14:29:53 PDT
House built with plastic and glass bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/House-in-Mexico-built-with-plastic-and-glass-bottl/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/2JPG/G4E0XZVC/F2G2JPGG4E0XZVC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/2JPG/G4E0XZVC/F2G2JPGG4E0XZVC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/2JPG/G4E0XZVC/F2G2JPGG4E0XZVC.SMALL.jpg blkhawk Versión en español A friend sent me these pictures about a house that was built using recycled materials.
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Thu, 14 Jan 2010 16:28:21 PST