Tag: recycle

Amazing Ways You Can Reuse Aluminum Cans

I have shared articles on the subject of soda can stoves, DIY soda can shingles, soda can solar heaters and even how to open a padlock with a soda can. Now you can add a couple more items to the list!

The prepper DIY craze is something that many of us can benefit from. As Americans we have tons of waste. Well, a lot more than just tons. We are some trash making creatures and while we are doing better with …

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33 Things To Do With Old Jeans

33 Things To Do With Old Jeans - This article is an interesting look at how you can make the most of what you have in your inventory today. The author has profiled jeans and has some great ideas on what you can do with this tough cloth even if it doesn't fit on your body anymore.

Its hard to imagine clothes wearing out and us not having access to a swath of other choices to buy at stores all around you. If we see a total societal collapse those resources will be few and far between. …

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Dust Mask From Scraps

Dust Mask From Scraps - This one is very interesting. Believe it or not creating a dust mask from a bra is actually very effective. This design is even more impressive and allows for a little more leeway and upgrading if you are in a situation that requires it. These were not designed for things like a pandemic or nuclear war but if you have them around they will be incrementally better than not having them.

The dust mask could prove to be crucial in many instances. I have seen various iterations of creating dust masks in survival scenarios from scrap materials. This one is very interesting. Believe it or not creating a dust mask from …

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Yard Sale Savvy: Using Salvaged Materials for Garden Planters

Yard Sale Savvy: Using Salvaged Materials for Garden Planters - Stand out from the crowd and repurpose or up-cycle old items from garage sales, Craigslist or even things you find on the side of the road. This will make your garden look like a million dollars with out spending a lot of money.

If you want to save a lot of money this year when it comes to your garden, this article is for you! You can spend a small fortune on planters from the garden center but when you come to set …

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Water Recycler (Grey Water)

Water Recycler (Grey Water) - This is a great little project to help you harness the power of grey water. You will find that this grey water recycler will turn the idea of water conservation into more than just an idea. No matter the collapse, convenience will always help out or level of success. That is just what this DIY project is. If you are into water conservation be sure you check this simple little build out.

The struggle to conserve water will be one of the biggest battles you face in a total collapse. Ask any hurricane survivor. That tap is something we take for granted everyday. All of us. There is no person on the …

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10 Ways to Repurpose a Lawnmower Engine

10 Ways to Repurpose a Lawnmower Engine - After the SHTF no one is going to be concerned with cutting their grass. The most use a lawnmower may get is the siphoning of its gasoline. Still, there are many things that can be done with its motor and if you know what to use it for it could put you in a great position.

10 Ways to Repurpose a Lawnmower Engine Your ability to breakdown and repurpose will be directly correlated with your success in an urban survival scenario. Scavenging various resources will become almost second nature to you. There will be the obvious …

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19 Survival Uses for Plastic Bottles

19 Survival Uses for Plastic Bottles - I see things like zero electricity refrigeration and get pretty excited about plastic bottles. They are pretty impressive uses. So much of survival is about just being able to make the most of the resources around you.

19 Survival Uses for Plastic Bottles No matter where we go you will find that we have left trash there. Its a sad and ugly part of what we are as humans. Still, these leftover items could one day save …

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19 Ingenious Ways To Use Empty Food And Drink Containers

19 Ingenious Ways To Use Empty Food And Drink Containers — There are so many uses for empty food and drinks containers. From use as a storage container to use as dispenser, to being used as a tool. These containers are very versatile and reusing and repurposing can lead to many DIY projects.

19 Ingenious Ways To Use Empty Food And Drink Containers There are so many uses for empty food and drinks containers. From use as a storage container to use as dispenser, to being used as a tool. These containers are …

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12 Really Cool Ways to Make Treasure Out of Trash

12 Really Cool Ways to Make Treasure Out of Trash In the United States, we generate over 250 million tons (that’s 500 billion pounds) of trash every year, which ultimately ends up in our landfills. As I have stated previously landfills …

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How To Make A Newspaper Planter

  Recycle your newspaper with an easily folded biodegradable pot, perfect for starting seeds. This newspaper planter can be set right into the ground, where it will not only protect the fragile root system of your seedling, but also decompose …

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