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Recycle Your Old Clothes and More

If you are like me, the amount of waste you put in your trash has decreased significantly over the past decade. This is due to a number of factors, including the recycling bin that I fill up every wee…

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Upcycling: Portable Gardening Shade Structures

At Gentle World we believe in not only "Reducing, Reusing and Recycling" but also Re-purposing! (often called Up-Cycling) We practice and teach modern environmentalism, in part by reclaiming items …

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6 Clever Reuses for Plastic Bread Tags

Plastic bread tags are ubiquitous. They don't just close bread bags; you can find them on plastic mesh produce bags, and tons of other supermarket items. How many plastic bread tags do you throw away …

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10 Ways to Reuse Old Books

Obviously collector books, quality library books and books we just plain love get pampered and kept on our shelves and tables. But what about the rest? Obsolete manuals, damaged books, those which hav…

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Hair–Is There Anything It Can’t Do?

Last year, while saving my trash in my basement one of the early aspects I needed to tackle was my hair. Around the end of the first month, I went to get a haircut, and sitting in the chair reading my…

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Changing the World One Room at a Time

It is a new year and change is undoubtedly occurring in our homes. Our new president said it best, "Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've bee…

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