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Easter Day DIY Project: Candy Wrapper Barrettes

Did you know that Earth Day and Easter fall on the same weekend this year? That means little Easter baskets of candy will be showing up in homes all over the country. Instead of tossing those wrapp…

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Recycle Valentine’s Candy Wrappers With Easy DIY Project

Between Halloween and Valentine's Day, Americans spend over $3.1 billion dollars on candy. Besides having a horrifying effect on the waistline, this type of consumption sends tons of waste to the land…

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Give Used Halloween Candy Wrappers A Second Life

In the days leading up to Halloween, American consumers spend nearly $2 billion on candy. By the time the sugar-high wears off, millions of candy wrappers have been needlessly discarded and end up in …

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Upcycling: DIY Wine Cork Trivet

The latest buzzword in the green world is "upcycling." DIYers take aim and curtail the amount of garbage dumped into their landfills by repurposing and upcycling. By giving a new purpose and value to…

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