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10 Guides for Easy and Creative Recycling

 In a world that's becoming more and more "single-use", it's not hard to imagine how shocked our ancestors would be at the amounts of consumption and trash a normal person produces these days. Recycling and reusing, therefore, is becoming more important than ever, as we search for more creative solutions before just throwing stuff away. Before you are 10 terrific guides for creative recycling that will make you actually ENJOY recycling instead of just treating it like a task. So if you want to learn how to reuse more of your items, you've come to the right place.
 
Sometimes, the most innovative looks are repurposed. Recycling is satisfying,  but reusing is more exciting. The trend of making trash into new products is called upcycling. You can find new uses for beloved objects that have given up the ghost. Marvel at people’s creativity or get a thrifty inspiration for a DIY project. 
 
These days, people tend to throw away anything they're no longer using. We've become a single-serve society, where everything has only one purpose. That was not the case with previous generations, who knew that waste not, want not. Anything can have a second use, and that goes double for your old tires, which can actually have many other uses. The only thing limiting you is your imagination.
 
In recent years, we have seen (in most parts of the Western world) laws introduced to control the use of plastic bags, in an attempt to encourage us to reuse and recycle them. Nevertheless, this has not been introduced everywhere and those of us who do not dispose of our plastic bags, end up with scores of unused bags at home. So, what can you do to reuse both plastic bags and plastic zipper bags?
 
Did you know that much of the trash you discard can actually be reused in some amazing ways? While you might see your plentiful trash as a load, it could actually make your life better in ways you might not realize. By reusing stuff, you will also be reducing waste and thus helping the environment. So consider trying some of our recycling ideas on common trash items, and you'll see how surprisingly useful they can be.
 
Have you ever thought about how much more useful a cork could be in your living space other than sitting uselessly atop of an empty wine bottle you have lying around? Corks aren't only made of the right material for certain practical uses, they also come in interesting shapes and colors, which can easily give that natural look to a dull corner in your house, or be the perfect solution for an everyday problem.
 
Over the years, I've collected a number of empty wine bottles, which I've stored away in my garage. When I finally got around to clearing out my garage a couple of weekends ago, I kept them and decided that I would use them for some DIY over the next couple of months. Below are some of the ideas that I have in mind

 

Usually, when our pillows get old and flat we throw them away. However, that doesn’t have to be the case. While they are no longer much use in the bedroom, they can be recycled for other neat purposes. Below are 12 ways you can get some more use out of your old pillows.
 
If you've got a load of old prescription pill bottles lying about and have no idea what to do with them, then you've come to the right place. Many pill bottles used nowadays are made out of a type of plastic that's unrecyclable, so the best thing you can do with them is to reuse them. Luckily, there are plenty of things that you can do with a pill bottle after it has been cleaned and sanitized properly, and here are 15 of my favorite ideas.
 
Between soda, beer, wine, and sparkling water, glass bottles sometimes end up accumulating pretty rapidly. Although your first instinct might be to recycle the lot, they can actually be re-purposed in plenty of functional and impressive ways, such as the 8 awesome ideas that follow.
 
The decline in the popularity of CDs (compact discs) and the appearance of superior solutions have made them obsolete. This has left many of us with plentiful stacks of CDs and DVDs in overlooked, dusty corners in our homes. The chances that they'll be in use again are quite slim, so why not use them to create something new? 
 
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