According to surveys, Americans dispose of tonnes of disposable waste each year. In fact, if we were to line this waste along the equator, it could circle it more than 300 times. However, the main problem with these utensils is that they are very inexpensive and handy. Furthermore, our modern culture that promotes take away food and use and throw utensils is also to be blamed for this. Amongst plastic waste too, the cups stand out because of their sheer number and the fact that we usually drink more times than we eat. Therefore, now we are faced with a rising need to recycle disposable plastic cups.
Books lovers from all over the world have found a new way to recycle old books. They are creating exquisite works of art using them. Though it might seem like just a way of disposing of old books, however, it is more than just that. These works look stunning and they make multiple statements at once. First, it is a rather polite way of promoting your favorite author. Second, they show that you didn’t let your old books rot inside the book shelves. When you became aware that you could not use them anymore, you went forward and used them in a very creative way. With this method, we can easily use the books from libraries which are classed as rejects to create amazing art installations. Furthermore, these would also help us in providing a refreshing new look at the tomes which we hardly give a thought to.
At some point or other, we often face the problem of excessive old clothing in our wardrobe. While few ways to get rid of it is to donate or trash. But that means some portion of your wardrobe will get empty and you need to spend more money on purchasing new things for your room or wardrobe. However, the best way to save your money is by upcycling your old clothing.
Come Halloween and every yard out there would be filled with its share of frightening lights and decorations. Most of these decorative items can be expensive however, and can burn a hole through your pocket. Thankfully, there are other ways to decorate your front yard this Halloween this year without opting for those expensive decorations. And all the ideas mentioned below can be made out of one common household item, plastic bags.
There is no need to throw out all those plastic bags you get from grocery stores and super markets. In addition to contributing to landfill and pollution, you would be missing a fantastic opportunity to reuse these bags to make some impressive kitchen décor items. Take for example the beautiful rug that has been made of nothing but plastic bags and reused drink containers.