Recycling

Eco friendly docking stations made of recycled materials

Since the emergence of the realization that our planet is on the verge of extinction, a sea change has set in. Individuals and corporate world now strive hard to contribute maximum to sustain the environment. Governments also keep coming up with policies that aim to encourage people and the business world to put in efforts in order to save the planet and keep it green. Many companies, be it a car manufacturer, or any gadget maker, are doing their best to come up with fabulous ideas that can help people to keep their carbon footprint at bay.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - October 31, 2014 at 7:18 am

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Recycle old phones and have a lasting impression on the environment

Just as we discard old clothes and buy new ones on a frequent basis, we do the same to our cell phones these days. If you buy a cell phone today, it is likely the phone will be obsolete in a few months, perhaps a year. Then what do you do? You probably start finding a buyer who is ready to buy your phone; you sell it and then go for that new Smartphone.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - October 23, 2014 at 6:01 am

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Solar powered 3D printer turns plastic waste at sea into furniture

Out of the many garbage gyres present in various oceans on earth, the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is one of the largest and it has gained attention of many environmentalists and researchers repeatedly. It is a large patch covered with plastic rubbish. The patch is as large as that of entire Turkey, and is located in the North Pacific. It is not at all an easy task to recycle such massive debris.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - October 20, 2014 at 10:49 am

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Taking a green route with dresses made from recycling materials

Various things are being made using recycled material and there is no reason why making dresses from recycled stuff cannot be a possibility. The benefit of recycling is that it helps save the environment and such dresses not only look trendy, but are also quite usable. Let us look at a few such dresses:

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - October 19, 2014 at 10:33 am

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Recycling trends that you should be well aware of

The concept of recycling emerged with the realization that despite of the apparent abundance, the amount of natural resources is limited. We have to use these resources sparingly and stop wastage. Through recycling, we can get back the natural materials that were used to make the objects that have gone through their lifecycle. These materials can be constructively used for utilitarian purposes.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - August 12, 2014 at 12:31 pm

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When trash meets creativity, art comes to the fore

Today is never too late to start thinking about the effect you have on the environment. Recently, the eco movement has had some major success but let us not stop now. Here are some artist that create upcycled art. Let them inspire you to stay true to your commitment to protect our planet.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - July 29, 2014 at 7:31 am

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Stunning and impressive furniture made from marine mines

Mines are not something you would want to work with, or even go near, for that matter. Marine mines are the same, only a lot more dangerous. Their size however, does allow them to be repurposed into some very cool objects, as the work of Estonian artist Mati Karmin shows. The artist worked with marine mines to change those deadly and horrid objects into things far more acceptable, desirable even.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - July 28, 2014 at 5:44 am

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Inspiring eco-art makes the best use of resources

Art is often hard to understand. There is much that gets lost in artistic interpretations. But the messages that these Eco works of art convey is clear. You can tell by their use of materials. These are designs that want you to think about how you can reuse and recycle things. These artist have turned trash into treasure. Enjoy.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - July 23, 2014 at 8:07 am

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Innovative ideas for making holiday wreaths from upcycled materials

Upcycling is the new trend that eco-conscious people are following. It is all about improvising objects and making them prettier and more useful. There are several things around us like plastic bags, cardboard boxes, and paper that we mindlessly throw into the garbage bin. If you can utilize these things for making something nice and decorative, you absolutely should upcycle them. Upcycling is the brother of recycling and reduces the amount of daily household wastage. Who doesn’t like to decorate their home for festive seasons? Most homeowners love decorating their homes and many of them like to undertake small DIY projects for making beautiful wreaths for decoration. Wreaths are mandatory […]

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - June 19, 2014 at 4:42 am

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Simple yet exciting recycled holiday ornaments

Holidays are always fun, but to make those holidays interesting for your kids is something that the parents are responsible for. Parents have to think of myriad ways that can make their kids happy and cheerful while they are on holidays. Besides outings, we have a special tip for parents, which will help them grow the bond with their kids even stronger.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - May 10, 2014 at 9:53 am

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