repurposing

Eco-DIY: recycle old gutters into a vertical garden

by EcoStreet May 8, 2009 EcoDIY

When Suzanne Forsling moved from the US Midwest to Alaska, she discovered this novel idea for keeping her salad crops off the cold ground and away from critters who messed with them. She used new guttering, but there’s no reason why you couldn’t use old guttering, either that from your own home, or from a […]

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Eco-DIY: recycle old cardboard boxes into a cool laptop case

by EcoStreet April 29, 2009 EcoDIY

I’m particularly obsessed with cardboard boxes at the moment, because I’ve just moved house and the empties are everywhere. Of course I could just take them to the recycling depot down the road, but then I came across this awesome Instructable and just knew that this was what my boxes were destined to be. What […]

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