Upcycling

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DIY Faux Paper Towels

Upcycled, eco-friendly and economical!
Wednesday, November 28, 2012, 11:30 PM

An awesome idea to help reduce your waste and the cost of paper towels.  And a great way to recycle old fabric and materials around the house. Time to get the sewing machine from the garage. 

http://myhealthygreenfamily.com/blog/wordpress/diy-faux-paper-towels-upcycled-eco-friendly-and-cheap/

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Use a Bicycle Wheel to Unravel Old Sweaters Back into Yarn

Recycle those old sweaters into new items
Friday, November 23, 2012, 1:29 PM

An interesting way to reclaim the fiber and yarn from old sweaters to re-purpose them into new products.  I do need a new pair of mittens. 

http://www.treehugger.com/sustainable-product-design/bicycle-sweaters-yarn-unravel.html

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Upcycling Inspiration

Turning used coffee grounds into mushrooms
Wednesday, September 5, 2012, 12:10 PM

A great story of how 2 entrepreneurs turned a waste product into a sustainable business model and started producing the mushroom-kit systems seen all across the country. I think it is time to get some mushrooms growing!

http://www.good.is/post/upcycling-s-upshot-how-urban-mushroom-farmers-turned-scavenging-into-a-business/ » Read more