TerraCycle Pays Money for Trash

Trade Your Trash for Cash with This Amazing Company

Trash for Cash? Convenience comes at a cost.  Sure you can purchase jars and jars of applesauce but how easy is it to take those to school or the pool or on road trips?  With the invention of crushed fruit pouches, we have found an easy, convenient and somewhat mess free way to take our […]

Small Projects Using Bottle Caps

DIY Bottle Cap Pins

100 bottles of beer on the wall, 100 bottles of beer, you take one down, pass it around, 99 bottles of beer on the wall!  You drink the beer, recycle the glass bottle but then what happens to the bottle cap?  Don’t trash it, you can recycle the bottle caps but there’s a preferred way to […]

Uses for old textiles

5 Amazing Ways to Re-Use Old Shoes and Clothes

My back and feet were always hurting when I exercised.  Must be time for a new pair of gym shoes but how can I re-use old shoes?  In 2013, it was estimated that 20 billion pairs of shoes are produced each year and of that, 300 million pairs are thrown away.  300 million each year!?!  Americans throw […]

Struggle With Recycling?

Is recycling hard? Is tossing a bottle in to a different bin really hard?  What can go in the bin, what can’t?  Can only newspaper and regular paper go in or can magazine paper go in?  What about wrapping paper?  What about plastic tubs versus plastic bags?  Does it matter what color the glass is and […]