Recycling

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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How recycled concrete helps in sustaining the environment

Globally construction companies are working towards adopting sustainable practices that will help reduce material costs through measured usage and reuse of many materials. The reason for this is largely based on the increased material cost and the imperative towards environment friendly construction practices as well. Adopting such measures also attracts tax incentives and rebates which help in further reducing overall costs.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - March 19, 2014 at 9:13 am

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Benefits of picking recycled street furniture

Protecting the environment must be top priority for every individual and household as a serious depletion in resources is facing us. The greatest contribution we can make towards this front is to reduce waste and recycle articles that we can. Many innovative recycle strategies have been applied in the past to cut down wastage and recycled furniture sold on streets is a great example of that. For the quality and style conscious ones, recycled furniture is durable, inexpensive and looks great.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - March 15, 2014 at 9:13 am

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How recycling can make a difference

Recycling is amongst the most effective ways for one to have a positive and healthy impact on the earth in which they live. This process is vital for both the natural environment as well as the masses. With the quantity of waste rising all the time, one must take action right away and act fast to save the world against degradation. The recycling process helps in ways untold, some of the most effective ones include:

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - February 27, 2014 at 11:28 am

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Recycling industry creating more jobs worldwide

It is a known fact that any major project would create many job opportunities in the economy. However, not all these major projects can be certified as being green or environmental friendly. As such, there should be a way to create more job opportunities and reduce the level of carbon footprint at the same time. Thankfully, recycling can do just that.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - February 7, 2014 at 10:20 am

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What’s next: Recycling ambient carbon dioxide to produce renewable energy

The progress of science and technology has made our lives very easy but at the same time, it has immensely contributed to the ever-increasing environmental pollution and as a result, it has increased the need for recycling objects. Nowadays, recycling plastic bottles, rubber materials or other disposable items has become quite common but many of us have never heard about recycling carbon dioxide to make fuel. Recycling this harmful gas, which causes maximum damage to our atmosphere, is a relatively new idea, but if this process gains momentum then it has the potentiality to solve more than half of the problem associated with air pollution.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - December 7, 2013 at 9:38 am

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