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Austin Waste Removal: 15 Tips for a Waste-Free Christmas

Austin Waste Removal:  15 Tips for a Waste-Free Christmas | Upcycling & Recycling | Scoop.it
Did you know that the average American produces 25% more trash during the holidays? If you’re concerned about keeping your holidays environmentally-friendly, here are some easy things  you can do t...
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15 tips for going green this Christmas! 

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Austin Junk Hauling: Why Upcycling Might Be the Best Trend Ever

Austin Junk Hauling: Why Upcycling Might Be the Best Trend Ever | Upcycling & Recycling | Scoop.it
As anyone who’s been on Pinterest lately can tell you, upcycling is all the rage right now and for good reason. In fact, we firmly believe upcycling might just be one of the best trends ever.Why mi...
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Upcycling does so much more than just save the enviornment. It saves us money and helps local businesses too!

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Dirty Work: 5 Awesome Junk Décor Ideas

Dirty Work: 5 Awesome Junk Décor Ideas | Upcycling & Recycling | Scoop.it
At Dirty Work, we’re passionate about junk and recycling. That’s why we love “upcycling” so much – it combines our two favorite things! We’ve been searching the web, especially Pinterest, for aweso...
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Beautiful Upcycling Project This string of sea... - Austin Junk Removal Blog - Dirty Work

Beautiful Upcycling Project This string of sea... - Austin Junk Removal Blog - Dirty Work | Upcycling & Recycling | Scoop.it
Beautiful Upcycling Project
This string of sea shell lights is so beautiful!
To make your own, all you’ll need is a string of white lights and a bag of sea shells. These can be purchased at your local...
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Awesome upcycling idea. 

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How to Make Junk Decor Out of Thrift Store Finds

How to Make Junk Decor Out of Thrift Store Finds | Upcycling & Recycling | Scoop.it
If any city in America loves junk, it's got to be Austin! The city is hands- down one of the best for 'junkers' to find awesome deals from thrift stores.
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Great ideas for how to turn your thrift store finds into junk decor...

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How to Organize Your Child's Memories

How to Organize Your Child's Memories | Upcycling & Recycling | Scoop.it
A couple of weeks ago, the hosts on my favorite radio show asked an interesting question, 'At what point, is it okay to throw away the arts and crafts your children made when they were younger? ' The debate was heated.
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Pringles Can to Vase Stop don’t throw out that... - Austin Junk Removal Blog - Dirty Work

Pringles Can to Vase Stop don’t throw out that... - Austin Junk Removal Blog - Dirty Work | Upcycling & Recycling | Scoop.it
Pringles Can to Vase
Stop don’t throw out that Pringles can just yet! Instead, turn it into this beautiful vase.
What you’ll need: Pringles can, garden stones, a hot glue gun
Step 1: Wash the inside...
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Awesome upcycling idea. How to turn an old pringles can into a vase! 

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Austin Dirty Work: 5 Awesome DIY Christmas Decorations Made From Junk

Austin Dirty Work: 5 Awesome DIY Christmas Decorations Made From Junk | Upcycling & Recycling | Scoop.it
Here at Dirty Work, we're dreaming of a junk-filled Christmas! And we aren't the only ones... Here's 5 of the coolest DIY, upcycling Christmas ideas, we're seen floating around online. Song Bird Bl...
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Looking for some awesome #DIY #Christmas #junk decor? Here are our 5 favorite ideas!

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Austin Junk: The 7 Best DIY Fails

Austin Junk: The 7 Best DIY Fails | Upcycling & Recycling | Scoop.it
We frequently share up-cycling craft ideas on this blog and on our Facebook and Pinterest accounts and while all of them look incredibly awesome online, sometimes the awesomeness just doesn't trans...
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While we love the idea of upcycling, we can't stop laughing at how horribly wrong some of these ideas went...

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Dirty Work's 5 Favorite Upcycling Ideas

Dirty Work's 5 Favorite Upcycling Ideas | Upcycling & Recycling | Scoop.it
Upcycling is like recycling in that it saves materials from the landfill. But unlike recycling, upcycling also saves you money by allowing you to create home decor, center pieces and garden decorations out of stuff you would have just thrown away.
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How to Teach Children About Recycling

How to Teach Children About Recycling | Upcycling & Recycling | Scoop.it
Reduce, reuse, recycle. we chanted it over and over again in elementary school, but yet the majority of Americans still don’t recycle regularly. Why is that? Could there be a better way to teach children to recycle?
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Great ways to teach children about recycling. 

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How to Make a Wine Bottle Lamp Wine bottle lamps... - Austin Junk Removal Blog - Dirty Work

How to Make a Wine Bottle Lamp Wine bottle lamps... - Austin Junk Removal Blog - Dirty Work | Upcycling & Recycling | Scoop.it
How to Make a Wine Bottle Lamp
Wine bottle lamps are a great craft to make. They’re simple and can be customized to fit every home’s decor or each holiday’s decorations.
To make a wine bottle...
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How to make wine bottle lamps...

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Austin Recycling: Our Visit to “Recycling Reef” & the “Green” Museum

Austin Recycling: Our Visit to “Recycling Reef” & the “Green” Museum | Upcycling & Recycling | Scoop.it
The “Recycling Reef” traveling exhibit is now on display at the Perot Museum in Dallas, TX and we were fortunate to have a chance to check it out this weekend.You may have heard about the Perot Mus...
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Find out more about our visit to the Recycling Reef exhibit at the Dallas Perot Museum in our newest blog post.

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Upcycling - Hula Hoop to Chandelier Project  What... - Austin Junk Removal Blog - Dirty Work

Upcycling - Hula Hoop to Chandelier Project  What... - Austin Junk Removal Blog - Dirty Work | Upcycling & Recycling | Scoop.it
Upcycling - Hula Hoop to Chandelier Project
What you’ll need:
• Hula hoop
• Stand of lights
• Hot glue gun
• Cloth
Step 1: Hot glue cloth around the hula hoop.
Step 2: Glue one end of the string of...
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