Collecting some building materials

The other day Carrie set out for a bike ride to do some training for our upcoming Baja divide ride but ended up returning loaded with plastic bottles she had found on the side of the road ready to be turned into eco-bricks. I guess building materials take precedent over training. She had found over …

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Spooky scary trash filled ghosts

Halloween is getting closer and what better to do than have a little fun by turning trash into some cute little ghosties? Instead of buying new decorations just stuff a plastic bag with some trash (possibly cleaned up off the street) and draw a "spooky" face on it. This is simple, easy and kids can …

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“PUM”kins: Decorating for Halloween with trash.

Today, with the help of some milk jugs, we decided to make some halloween decor without buying anything or creating any extra waste. What did we come up with? PUMkins! This is a super easy project and all that you need is a milk jug, some scissors and a mud puddle. Just draw your spooky …

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10 Things to do with mason Jars

We use mason jars for all sorts of things around the house. They can be very useful and will last for years if you're careful with them. Our main purpose for mason jars is food storage and drink containers but I have come across some very creative uses people have found for their jars. Here …

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