If there’s a sewing machine in your family that has been used for years and years then it will be filled with generations of memories. Of course, old sewing machines are not going to be as efficient as those you can find on the market now, so there’s a temptation to stuff it in its box and throw it in the attic. But this is a crime! More »
Upcycling is the buzzword amongst all property developers, furniture restorers and DIY enthusiasts across the land and you totally need to get involved! Unless a piece of furniture is completely rotten and beyond repair, there is always something you can do to spruce it up and give it a new lease of life! More »
We all know the impact of plastic on the environment – it is well documented. Many materials can now be recycled – in fact there are few that can’t be – but of all the materials plastic has the most potential for future use if it is recycled in the right way. So what is Australia doing as their contribution to recycling and reusing? More »
This new year make the world better around you. Start off green by recycling the waste lying here and there in your houses. Make an extra dollar by bringing your waste metal item to the scrap yard. If the glow from your holiday lights have vanished in that thin air what should you do? Most of us would consider the option of “Chuck and get a new”. But is this the best option to consider? More »
12.5 million tons of paper and cardboard are used annually in the UK and the average household gets through 38kg of newspapers and magazines by itself.
When you think about all of the paper waste you create in a day – the toilet paper, cereal box, notebooks, hand-outs and tissues you’ve probably already used today – it’s easy to see why recycling paper waste is more important than ever. More »