How to Make Things From Recycled

How To : Make a tote bag with recycled fabric

The helpful folks over at Threadbanger take today to teach us how to make a tote bag. And not just any tote bag, but one made from recycled material. It's stylish, environmentally conscious, and...actually that's it. Just those two things.

How To : Make recycled crafts with Magpie

This is Magpie Time, a new show dedicated to teaching arts and crafts to children in an accessible and entertaining manner by re-using found everyday objects in creative ways. Think responsible, green craftiness that engages kids in fun arts and craft projects that use things ...more

How To : Make a recycled napkin holder with your kids

Kids are one of the most precious things that this world has to offer. Not only can they shape the future of this world, but they can continue carrying on a legacy or family for years and years. So why not keep them entertained and thinking at an early age? This tutorial will ...more

How To : Make a Wall Art with Recycled Toilet Paper Rolls

Video: . So inspired by some pictures on Pinterest I decided to make my own toilet paper roll wall art. I hope you like the tutorial and If you didn't already know this amazing idea I hope you feel inspired by this video. So the first thing you will need is of course some toi ...more

How To : Make cheap and cute pajama pants with Gianny L

Sleep is one of the most important things in a person's life. So why not make it one of the most comfortable things, too? Having the right sleeping attire is great for comfort, especially when you make them custom yourself. See how to make pajama pants in this video from Giann ...more

How To : Recycle items into kid's crafts with John Lithgow

In this tutorial, learn how to make fun kid's crafts by recycling items that you would normally throw out. You will learn how to save things like cardboard, paper, old books, dirt and even an old shoe! Turn these items into something fun and educational for your little ones wi ...more

How To : Craft a toilet paper roll bird with your kids

In this tutorial, learn how to craft a cute bird out of a toilet paper roll with your kids. This adorable little birdie makes a fun activity and is incredibly cheap to make. All you need is some feathers, glue and an old cardboard roll from a used thing of toilet paper. So, in ...more

How To : Make a picture frame from a recycled circuit board

Check out this DIY video tutorial from Curbly, the best place to share pictures of your home, find design ideas, and get expert home-improvement advice. If you have some junk piles of techno goodies, things you have no idea what to do with, like microchips, LEDs, switches, or ...more

How To : Clean an SKS Rifle

So you went out and bought an SKS rifle...good for you. In my opinion, there are few rifles that can match the SKS as a personal weapon, whether used for hunting, recreation, or defense. Yes, some people will tell you that your SKS is a piece of outdated junk, and that their $ ...more

How To : Make your own rings

Clothing is not the only thing you can make yourself. In this tutorial, learn how to accessorize your new outfits with cute rings you make yourself. These rings are cheap and simple to make and only require things you probably already have. So, recycle your old jewelery instea ...more

Books : Digital vs. Analog

Since the invention of the printing press, books have been a dominant and iconic paradigm in our culture and throughout the world. During my years in elementary and high school, the digital world was on the rise sparking the conversation: Are Books Obsolete. Over the last year ...more

News : Paper Can Make Magic!

Paper is something we use everyday. Whenever we think about paper, mostly nothing comes to our minds more than reading and writing on paper! However, that's not all. There are lots of things that may come out of papers. Hundreds of ideas and uses that paper can MAGICALLY provi ...more

How To : How high is your landfill?

Think about how many things you truly throw in the trash, and how many times you empty your trash, only to be taken away by the garbage man and out of your sight. Well, the truth is that its not exactly out of your life. Statistics show that on average each person uses 350 tra ...more

How To : Green your business

Preserving the environment is not only the right thing to do—it can result in significant cost savings for your business. Step 1: Educate yourself Educate yourself about the local, state, and federal environmental regulations that apply to your business. Step 2: Evaluate you ...more

How To : Clean up your computer and make it run faster

This video is about how to clean up your computer. The first thing that you will have to do is to go to "Start" menu found on the lower left of the screen. Once you have clicked "Start", click "Run". Once a new window will appear, type in "TEMP" and press "OK". Then the "Temp" ...more

How To : Make a DIY trash can out of newspapers

Recycling things isn't nearly as efficient a means of conserving resources as reusing your waste material in it's current form. Enter this video. It will teach you how to make an awesome little trash can / waste paper basket out of perhaps the most appropriate material of all: ...more

How To : Turn newspaper into starter pots for seedlings

Green gardening is using things you find around the house for your planting. Recycle your old newspaper to create small seed pots that will biodegrade in the surrounding soil after you transplant them. This is an easy technique for starting your plants from seeds.

Ekokook : The Kitchen of the Future

ZERO WASTE. Yes, You read that right. This kitchen of the future aims to have zero waste. Ekokook the kitchen concept out of design company Faltazi gives us hope for a greener future. How is this possible you ask when in most homes 85 or 90 percent of a family's trash is gener ...more

News : Recycle books as planters

This is an interesting idea. You could recycle books as planters, combining two of my favorite things. It has a certain elegance, especially if you're using really old books.

How To : Turn a t-shirt into a tote bag

Renewable fashion is a part of living a green and eco-friendly lifestyle. Instead of getting rid of old clothes and going out to buy something new, recycle things you don't like anymore into something you can use. This fashion how-to video shows a way of revamping a t-shirt in ...more

How To : Circuit hack and mod

In this video, we explain some techniques for getting electronic circuits to do things they weren't designed for. As an example, use a speaker phone as a speaker. Hacking items into better or different devices is way cool DIY circuitry. These are ideas of electronics that are ...more

How To : Build an eco-friendly birdhouse

This video tutorial is a step by step guide to building an eco-friendly birdhouse. These easy materials are things that you already have sitting around the house. This mini carpentry project is a fun way to spend an afternoon, and will provide more hours of bird-watching fun i ...more

How To : Blend things with a Tesla CD turbine

The Tesla CD Turbine Blender Attachment is a SinkScience test of the new Kitchen Edition of the CD Turbine mated to a recycled blender from the Thrift Store. The CD Turbine, made with recycled CD's and neodymium magnets, is running only on faucet water-pressure power. The Ble ...more

News : If the World Were Made of Pixels...

Texas based artist Shawn Smith brings the digital world to reality with his woodcut pixelated sculptures. The combination of a traditional material (wood) with a contemporary concept results in surprisingly fresh work. Plus, the craftsmanship appears to be impeccable. Check ou ...more

News : Organize Yo'sef! Part One

It’s that time of year (in the U.S. anyway) when people are focused on getting organized -- or rather wishing they were organized. Being organized is great, it affords physical space, mental space and all but insures higher efficiency. But wishing and doing are two entirely di ...more

How To : Make earrings from recycled spoons

This video is about how to make earring from spoons. So to do this, just follow these simple steps. Things you'll need: -Flexible plastic spoon- 2 numbers -Key chain hoop- 2 numbers -Earring hoop- 2 numbers -Earring hook- 2 numbers -Pliers -Paint- blue and red -Scissors and fi ...more

How To : Make Cool Sculptures with PVC Cut-Offs

PVC isn't something you want to send to the landfill. It's not going to do anything good for the ground when it's buried. It is also something you really, REALLY don't want to send to an incinerator. When burned, PVC releases some really nasty chemicals, including hydrochloric ...more

How To : Recover deleted files in Windows

This video tutorial is all about recovering the deleted files in Windows Vista. If you are using the Windows Vista and you have unknowingly deleted a file and emptied the recycle bin, then you can recover it. This can be done by using the Shadow Explorer. Shadow Explorer is a ...more

How To : Make a dress from multiple Bath Poufs

One of ThreadBanger's forum members, EmilyPeace reveals a great way to recycle your Bath Poufs into a cute dress! What's a bath pouf, you ask? You know those poofy thingys that act as your wash cloth or sponge in the bathtub or shower? Those things. You'll need some spare fabr ...more

How To : Use a coffee filter for more than making coffee

Learn how to use a coffee filter for more than making coffee. Discover the versatility of coffee filters by learning all the things they can do besides straining your java. You Will Need * Coffee filters * Window cleaner * String or rubber bands * A little imagination * Tra ...more

News : PVC?!? Seriously?!?

Oh, yeah. I was a skeptic, too. A few things are worth noting, though. 1) This stuff is cheap. You can get started on a project for very little money. Even advanced fabrication tools are reasonably priced. 2) This stuff is a global standard. You can develop a system here tha ...more

News : Eco Friendly Window Treatments

Looking to go "Green" When I'm looking to do new remodeling projects around the house, I find myself asking, is this Eco-Friendly? Is this main stream America brain-washing me into a "Greener Tomorrow?" I doubt it! Embracing Eco-minded products is not just good for preserving ...more

How To : Recycle candles

You're a committed environmentalist but you love your candles. What are you to do? Did you know that you can recycle your candles? There's bound to be stuff left over. Just watch this video and learn! Recycling old candles isn’t really all that difficult but you should be a l ...more

The Sprint HTC Evo 4G : Best Phone This Year

Written by JD Coverly of WonderHowTo World, LoadSave:We've spent the last week with Sprint's new phone, the HTC Evo 4G. Specification wise, it's better than Verizon's Incredible and T-Mobile's HD2. Apple has unveiled the new version of their phone this week and thankfully it's ...more

How To : Use HP's Smart Web Printing for green printing

From Smart Web Printing to recyclable HP inkjet cartridges, it's never been easier to be environmentally conscious. You can start by reducing the amount of ink and paper you waste. HP Smart Web Printing lets you select specific content from multiple websites and print only wh ...more

News : How to Make Bookends from Old VHS Tapes

Check out this awesome tutorial that shows you how to make a useful bookend using recycled materials. I think this is cool because you could even disguise the VHS tape to look like a book. Crafting with VHS Tapes - CraftStylish. You'd be surprised by the number of things you c ...more

How To : Coffee Beans Still Fresh? Here’s How to Check

Everyone starts their mornings differently, but one common thread amongst the masses tends to be the consumption of coffee, albeit in many different forms—instant, pre-ground, K-Cups, Nespresso, and so on. And I'm sure that we all have our own preferred methods, as well. Don' ...more

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