Recycling Ideas

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I love Australia, our lifestyle, work ethics and spirit of entrepreneurship and adventure. BUT, we are a shockingly wasteful society. If you've had the fortune to travel through third world countries, you would have seen that everything possible is reused, re-purposed or recycled. We'll start this album - and add to it, but why don't YOU send us your ideas and images so that we can add them too?

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Make your own root cellar from an old refrigerator.

Convert an Old Refrigerator into a Root Cellar

Make your own root cellar from an old refrigerator.

Want to know how to make your plants water themselves? Well, with this project you'll only need empty bottles.

Upcycled Watering Wine Bottle

Want to know how to make your plants water themselves? Well, with this project you'll only need empty bottles.

Before you throw out your old dresser, turn it into something useful...

Genius Ways to Repurpose Dresser Drawers

Before you throw out your old dresser, turn it into something useful...

Are you looking for a back-up light that doesn't cost you more on the electricity bills? Then this project is for you.

DIY Solar Water Bulb

Are you looking for a back-up light that doesn't cost you more on the electricity bills? Then this project is for you.

How to Turn Plastic Bags into a Basket Upcycle shopping bags at home into a functional item. Use Of Plastic, Plastic Bags, Reuse, Upcycle, Basket Crafts, Eco Friendly Bags, Recycling Ideas, Shopping Bags, Craft Projects

How to Turn Plastic Bags into a Basket Upcycle shopping bags at home into a functional item.

Nine ingenious recycled fence ideas Build a new fence out of recycled materials with this project.

Nine ingenious recycled fence ideas

Nine ingenious recycled fence ideas Build a new fence out of recycled materials with this project.

How to build a bicycle wall hanger Before you throw out your old bicycle, upcycle its parts to become a wall hook.

How to build a bicycle wall hanger Before you throw out your old bicycle, upcycle its parts to become a wall hook.

Are you looking for a unique greenhouse? Well, this style is right for you. DIY Glass Jar Greenhouse

Glass Jar Greenhouse

Are you looking for a unique greenhouse? Well, this style is right for you. DIY Glass Jar Greenhouse

DIY Rubber Boot Dog Turn worn-out boots into some adorable garden decor. Third World Countries, Real Dog, Recycling Ideas, Making Out, Rubber Rain Boots, Diy Projects, Adventure, Garden, Dogs

DIY Rubber Boot Dog Turn worn-out boots into some adorable garden decor.

DIY Guitar Shelf Turn your worn-out guitar into a decorative piece of furniture for your living room. Guitar Shelf, Cool Guitar, Furniture For You, Furniture Decor, Best Safes, Third World Countries, Interesting Conversation, Recycling Ideas, Hand Saw

DIY Guitar Shelf Turn your worn-out guitar into a decorative piece of furniture for your living room.

Are you looking for an alternative to egg mosaic art? Then pistachio art is the right match for you! How to Make Pistachio Shell Flowers Easy Projects, Craft Projects, Craft Ideas, Pistachio Shells, Shell Flowers, Recycling Ideas, Flower Crafts, Mosaic Art, Reuse

Are you looking for an alternative to egg mosaic art? Then pistachio art is the right match for you! How to Make Pistachio Shell Flowers

Is there an old bicycle that's been sitting in your garage for way too long? Bring it back to life by turning it into a bike entry table DIY Bike Entry Table

Is there an old bicycle that's been sitting in your garage for way too long? Bring it back to life by turning it into a bike entry table DIY Bike Entry Table

10 things you can make with horseshoes! Has your growing pony outgrown their horseshoes? Turn them into these rustic decor designs. Horseshoe Boot Rack, Horseshoe Wreath, Horseshoe Crafts, Horseshoe Christmas Tree, Recycling Ideas, Fairy Doors, Horseshoes, Home Decor Trends, Easy Diy Projects

10 things you can make with horseshoes! Has your growing pony outgrown their horseshoes? Turn them into these rustic decor designs.

Are you looking for unconventional ways to decorate your home? Here's a lovely idea for your picture frames - DIY Fork Picture Holders

Are you looking for unconventional ways to decorate your home? Here's a lovely idea for your picture frames - DIY Fork Picture Holders

Spend a romantic night with your significant other by amping up the mood with this decorative lantern - How to Turn a Glass Bottle into a Simple Decorative Lantern Empty Glass Bottles, Recycling Ideas, Romantic Night, Lanterns Decor, Wine Bottle Crafts, Dinner Parties, Light Bulb, Christmas Decorations, Diy Projects

Spend a romantic night with your significant other by amping up the mood with this decorative lantern - How to Turn a Glass Bottle into a Simple Decorative Lantern

Save broken fridges by turning them into the best smoker - Turn an old fridge into a smoker! Best Smoker, Third World Countries, Recycling Ideas, For Everyone, Turning, Home Appliances, Diy Projects, Outdoor Decor, House Appliances

Save broken fridges by turning them into the best smoker - Turn an old fridge into a smoker!