D.I.Y: What CAN you do with those Paper Cups?

Let’s get creative! To follow up our article covering the huge waste-potential of paper cups, here are some things you can do!  Planters Photo: grandmotherwren.com Terrarium  Photo: parents.com  Animals Photo: parents.com  Night Light(houses)! Photo: Completely-coastal.com Cat-nip Holder  Photo: petdiys.com Additional projects you can do:  1) Pencil holder 2) Pooper scooper 3) Popcorn holders at the theatre […]

Let us ReStore our Communities Together! With love, my hammer.

What better way to spend a rainy Sunday, than spending it indoors at a Habitat for Humanity ReStore location, taking the hammer to furniture discards, pricing goods, building displays, learning to maneuver a pallet jack, and hauling furniture 2x-3x your size? I’m sure you could think of many, many alternatives! But today, we couldn’t! HABITAT FOR […]

How to do MSW the right way!

In 2014, the United States’ Environmental Protection Agency revealed that recycling and composting an aggregate of 89 million tons of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) annually eliminates more than 181 metric tons of CO2 emissions. This is equivalent to eliminating the annual emissions from 38 million passenger vehicles!  MSW is comprised of household materials that are commonly […]

A new type of gift that gives, twice!

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is giving you a chance to make a difference, in the honor of your friend or family. These UNICEF Inspired Gifts vary, from school supplies, nutritional supplements, vaccines, and more. In return for your purchase of these lifesaving items, your chosen friend/family member will receive an e-card detailing the gift […]