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Plastic-Bottle Homes Are Popping Up Around the World
Offbeat  (tags: Plastic bottles, Recycling, home building )

Linda
- 361 days ago - takepart.com
A form of construction being used throughout Africa and Latin America is making a difference, not only by reducing plastic waste but also by taking advantage of the durability of plastic bottles to provide shelter for the homeless.
Recycling Bin For Stray Animals   video
Offbeat  (tags: recycling, plastic bottles, cans, dog food, Istanbul, stray dogs, unusual, innovative )

Evelyn
- 472 days ago - youtu.be
On the streets of Istanbul .... Put in empty cans or plastic bottles, and out comes a meal for stray animals ... designed for dogs, but I bet cats go there too!!
How a Mexican Band Makes Music Out of Rubbish - (VIDEO) the Garbage Orchestra
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, music, interesting, recycling, rubbish, garbage, instruments, Mexico, Garbage Orchestra )

Evelyn
- 580 days ago - facebook.com
A group of musicians who could not afford to buy instruments, started making their own - from rubbish and recycled materials. The Garbage Orchestra from Mexico City has been going for seven years and has three albums to its credit.
Creative Ways To Reuse Old Plastic Bottles
Offbeat  (tags: recycling, plastic bottles, good ideas )

Alexandra
- 852 days ago - boredpanda.com
The PET plastic that most plastic beverage bottles are made of is a fairly useful material - it's resilient, flexible, transparent and food safe.
E-Waste Evolves Into Colorful Animal Sculptures
Offbeat  (tags: recycling, off-beat, interesting )

Christeen
- 1071 days ago - takepart.com
Interesting and there is a petition to sign.
4 Ways Disposable Wipes Are Causing Problems
Offbeat  (tags: ecosystems, climate, conservation, environment, pollution, protection, oceans, nature, habitat, humans, wildlife, world, water, NewTechnology, technology, consumers, safety, shopping, babies, children, recycling )

Kelly
- 1232 days ago - care2.com
Chances are pretty high that you have a tub of disposable disinfecting wipes somewhere in your house. Maybe it's sitting on the toilet, skulking in the kitchen or waiting in the go bag you keep by the door so you always have some on hand.
Otters Recycling - Adorable Video
Offbeat  (tags: otters, recycling, humans, funny, cute, smart )

Giana
- 1244 days ago - screen.yahoo.com
Good, good, do our human recycling otters! Ignore that we only pay you for your labor in kisses!.
Bizarre or Brilliant? Recycling Projects So Offbeat, We Can't Tell (PHOTOS)
Offbeat  (tags: pollution, recycling, sustainable, society, off-beat, unusual, protection, odd, pictures, photos, environment )

JL
- 1293 days ago - takepart.com
Reusing is always noble, but sometimes it's tricky to gauge the results.
Gross or Green: Recycling Gets Dirty
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, recycling, Gross vs Green, funny, goodnews, environment )

David
- 1312 days ago - earth911.com
A fun website that discusses 10 "offbeat" recycling opportunities.....you can even voice your opinion.....Green or Gross.....
Videos: Even Garbage Deserves a Second Chance
Offbeat  (tags: recycling, CoolStuff, interesting, eco-friendly, arts, culture, environment, society, pictures, unusual, design )

JL
- 1420 days ago - takepart.com
Here are seven inspiring videos of people turning trash into treasure.
Eliminating the Idea of Waste : Living Green Magazine
Offbeat  (tags: green, recycling )

Christeen
- 1425 days ago - livinggreenmag.com
Food for thought................
Crazy Things People Have Done With Rubbish
Offbeat  (tags: environment, garbage, art, recycling, protection )

CherAWAY
- 1509 days ago - greenerideal.com
We should know by now that it is vital that we 'Reduce, Reuse and Recycle' our rubbish. We want to take care of our planet so reducing harmful waste is necessary - we can't choke it with waste!
James Corbett Car Part Sculptor
Offbeat  (tags: animals, off-beat, pictures, arts, interesting, recycling, environment )

Sonia
- 2203 days ago - world-zoo.com
Sculptor and Creative Producer James Corbett knows that older cars - this is not garbage, but a source of inspiration and material for creativity
Dog Waste Is Lighting the Way
Offbeat  (tags: eco-friendly, methane, recycling, dog, dogs, waste, environment, animals, energy, science, green, odd, off-beat, waste, Massachusetts, MA )

Carol
- 2274 days ago - content.usatoday.com
Dogs are helpful to us in so many ways, from edging us on to get out for some exercise to helping calm down high school students. Now, The Spark Project has found another way: their waste is transformed into energy that lights street lamps.
Infant's Body Found at NY Recycling Station
Offbeat  (tags: body, infant, recycling, center, sicko )

Lone
- 2527 days ago - nypost.com
YAPHANK, N.Y. -- Homicide detectives on Long Island are investigating the discovery of an infant's remains at a trash recycling center.
 

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