We all know by now that we should be recycling as much as possible--but are we using that principle to its full potential? As a lifelong green campaigner and environmental activist I'm passionate about recycling, and I've started this blog to talk a little more about all the little extras you can do. I'll be covering craft projects you can do with the kids, tips for starting and maintaining your own compost pile, ways to help your local recycling plant out with the way you put your rubbish in the recycling bin and tips for "upcycling" some of the things you throw away the most.
11 July 2017
You'd be surprised what can be sold as scrap metal these days. From old washing machine parts to your rusty old barbecue, scrap metal dealers can make a living from the things you no longer need or that are past their useful life. Whether you are decluttering at home or in the garden, or you are thinking about collecting up scrap metal yourself and making some money, this article will tell you which scrap metals are worth their weight in cash.
28 June 2017
If you drink a lot of soft drinks, beer or other beverages in aluminium cans, you probably have a lot of recycling by the end of the week. Rather than throwing all your old cans into the recycling, you may want to consider upcycling. Here's a look at a few fun things you can do with old metal cans. 1. Planters A metal can is the ideal size for small plants and succulents in particular.