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Creative Idea
Offbeat  (tags: creative, recycle, flowers, renewable idea )

Doris
- 601 days ago - funpot.net
creative, ideas if your plant-pot is broken
I'Ve Seen People Turn Garbage Into Some Cool Stuff. But THIS.... This Is Absolute Brilliance.
Offbeat  (tags: trash, upcycle, recycle, art, home, homeless, garbage, tiny houses, craft )

Kathryn
- 1346 days ago - realfarmacy.com
This artist uses trash to change people's lives. It's absolutely brilliant. Inspiration!
Recycling Bras Kills Two Birds With One Stone
Offbeat  (tags: undergarments, bra, Japan, recycle, Triumph International, Japan RPF Association, plastic )

Naoko
- 2284 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
Major underwear makes are collecting used bras to recycle into a solid fuel for industrial use, a move aimed at raising their profile as environmentally conscious companies, as well as offering women the opportunity to use their old undergarments for a >>
Ground for Ground: Put Your Coffee Back Into the Earth
Offbeat  (tags: ground, coffee, earth, recycle, compost, waste )

Merissa
- 2703 days ago - mnn.com
Coffee grounds are better than gold in the garden. One Australian man got fed up with all the wasted grounds and started up a movement to get them back into the soil.
"Competing With Dogs for the Bones"
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, poor, Bulawayo, bone, recycle, collect, scavenge, zimbabwe, curios )

Naoko
- 2741 days ago - ipsnews.net
The 36-year-old sole breadwinner and mother of four children scavenges for bones across the sprawling Bulawayo, trudging down the streets of densely populated working class townships with a dirty bag over her shoulder.
Recycling on a High - Buildings Made From Shipping Containers
Offbeat  (tags: Recycle )

Ben
- 2800 days ago - ecofriend.org
There isn't anything new in recycling discarded shipping containers to create homes. However, some architects believe that shipping containers have a much larger recycling potential that simply being used as a single-room house...
22 Kg of Gold, 79 Kg of Silver 'Mined' From Cell Phones
Offbeat  (tags: recycle, used cell phones, recovered, gold, silver, 70 million yen, Japan, urban mines, the Economy Trade and Industry Ministry )

Naoko
- 2872 days ago - yomiuri.co.jp
A total of 22 kilograms of gold, worth about 70 million yen, was recovered from used cell phones that had been collected in a campaign by the government, the Economic, Trade and Industry Ministry announced Friday.
Plastic Sorting Robot Developed
Offbeat  (tags: robot, plastics, plastic bottles, sort, recycle, Japan, Osaka University, IDEC Corp, Mitsubishi )

Naoko
- 2877 days ago - asahi.com
A robot which can sort plastics left in garbage by using different types of laser beams has been developed by researchers.
Edo Way to Consume Less
Offbeat  (tags: book, consume less, Edo Period, night soil, recycle, Japan, energy, water )

Naoko
- 2889 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
Just before Japan opened up to the West for modernization and industrialization, there was an "ideal recycling society" in the late Edo Period, where even night soil was traded as fertilizer, said Azby Brown, an associate professor at Kanazawa Institute
Rich in Good Deeds
Offbeat  (tags: abondoned, adopted, Malaysia, XIm Phou Moon, recycle, baby's cry, homeless, charity, welfare organization, non-profit, non-religous )

Naoko
- 2899 days ago - thestar.com.my
A woman was going about her daily routine of tapping rubber trees when a baby's cries pierced the air. Alarmed, the women hurried towards the direction of the cries and found an abandoned baby. He was all bundled up, with a strip of cloth tid around his
Recycle Your Jewellery for Unwanted Pets
Offbeat  (tags: animals, recycle, jewelry, environment, pets, RSPCA, protection )

Cher
- 2917 days ago - rspca.org.uk
The RSPCA Birmingham Animal Centre has launched a jewellery recycling appeal to help raise vital funds needed to look after the unwanted animals in its care.
Buddhist Temple Built Out of One Million Beer Bottles
Offbeat  (tags: religion, buddhist, temple, beer, recycle, environment )

Anthony
- 3251 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A temple has been built by monks in northeast Thailand who used over a million recycled beer bottles to make the walls and roof.
Amazing Sculptures Made From Used Tyres!
Offbeat  (tags: Tire, Used Tire Sculptures, Recycle, Environment, beautiful, odd, unusual )

Pooja
- 3639 days ago - ecofriend.org
Today, I have realized that 'a picture does say a thousand words'.
   

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