Category Archive: Recycle

DIY Mini Bar from a Jerry Can

DIY Mini Bar from a Jerry Can This is a really cool project! How fun would it be to have this on your next camping or hunting trip? A terrific way to recycle and reuse a jerry can. I know I would be thrilled to get this as a gift. I like those gifts that …

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Solar-Powered Waternest Eco-Home

Solar-Powered Waternest Eco-Home Now this is cool! The latest in houseboats, tiny homes, floating diner or home offices is the new Eco Waternest. Made from recycled materials and solar powered it’s also environment friendly. Not only solar powered but packed with the newest technology in alarms and options. I live in a part of the country …

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50 Reuse and Recycle Ideas

50 Reuse and Recycle Ideas I love to reuse old items to make new ones. First I hate to throw away anything that could be usable, secondly I just think they look cool! 😛 I enjoy articles like this one because of the ingenuity and ability to visualize out of the box, a talent needed by homesteaders …

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Reuse Commonly Thrown Away Items

Reuse Commonly Thrown Away Items Part of the lifestyle of both preppers and homesteaders is to become self-sustainable. That can also mean to help sustain our planet as well. One way to do that is to reuse items rather than sending them on to a landfill. If you can save some cash while doing so, …

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The Complete Compost Guide

The Complete Compost Guide New to gardening or not we can always learn more! Compost is a terrific way to recycle and reuse some household waste and be kind to the earth at the same time. The earth then repays us for this kindness by increasing our garden output! A win win scenario. Robinson Loves …

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Create a Mason Jar Herb Garden

Create a Mason Jar Herb Garden Nothing beats fresh herbs when cooking. The smell and taste are just better. If you already have a herb garden you know what I am talking about. If you live in a region where gardening is feasible year round, then you might be only attracted to the convenience of this …

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DIY Wood Stove From Tire Rims

DIY Wood Stove From Tire Rims This is a neat DIY project. I like the way this stove looks. Useful and attractive for your backyard barbeques.  It isn’t a project I would recommend for a bug out stove or even for camping unless you have a permanent  site for it. It’s simply too heavy to move easily with …

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DIY Outhouse ‘Easy Empty’ Composting Toilet (Parts 1 & 2)

DIY Outhouse ‘Easy Empty’ Composting Toilet (Parts 1 & 2) (Parts 1 & 2, 2 links) One of the things I recall most clearly about my grandparents farm is the outhouse! It is one of my least favorite memories too! I don’t recall them closing the old one and opening a new one, but I …

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Tips On Reusing Containers For Water Storage

Tips On Reusing Containers For Water Storage Recycle, reuse, and renew! But when you do so to store water for the future do so with caution. Reusing plastic containers is good for not only your pocket book but our planet. Just make sure that you’re using the right plastic for the right job. For tips …

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Recycle Swingset to Chicken Coop!

Recycle Swingset to Chicken Coop! Once again I am amazed by the ingenuity of the homesteader. If you have children, in all likelihood you either have or have had one of the triangle style swing sets in your back yard at some time or another. Now days they are much more complicated then the back …

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