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Sell, Trade, Give or Upcycle Gift Cards

THE GIFT CARD TRADER You can sell or trade gift cards right online with the Gift Card Trader.  If you receive a gift, for instance, at a store you really don’t need anything from, this is a great way to … Continue reading

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Sports Gear Upcycled into Chairs

SKI CHAIR Ski Chair is based out of Massachusetts; they make benches, chairs and ottomans out of skis, snowboards, hockey sticks, baseball bats and golf clubs. They also sell do-it-yourself plans to create these items out of your own materials, … Continue reading

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Recycle Skis into Furniture

GREEN MOUNTAIN SKI FURNITURE At Green Mountain Ski Furniture, they recycle old skis and snowboards into ski furniture and usable ski art. Donations are welcome, old skis or boards in any condition are accepted and preserved. Green Mountain specializes in … Continue reading

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Artfully Recycled Sweaters

BABEE GREENS Babee Greens in Asheville NC turns fine sweaters into adorable baby diaper covers. Their “Longies and Covers” are made from recycling 100% cashmere or 100% merino wool sweaters. Each pair is one of a kind, like the sweater … Continue reading

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Artists Looking for Items to Upcycle into Art

WonderRoot is a community arts center serving a wide variety of artists in a number of media. WonderRoot is an Atlanta-based 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization committed to uniting artists and community to inspire positive social change. WonderRoot Creative Reuse is … Continue reading

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Bowling Balls upcycled into Mosaic Art

CHUNKS OF GLASS At Chunks of Glass, they supply the information, step-by-step instructions and list the tools and preparation needed to transform your old bowling ball into a beautiful piece of mosaic art. This is not a donation opportunity, but … Continue reading

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Have you turned something old into something new?

In an effort to recycle, upcycle and think outside the bin, we challenge you to find an old item and turn it into something new. This lamp was spotted in Castleberry Hill, Atlanta, and appears to give a lovely old mannequin … Continue reading

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Yoga mats can be recycled or upcycled

RECYCLE YOUR MAT   Wipe down your old yoga mat and ship it or drop it off to Recycle Your Mat, they promise to either donate it, recycle it or upcycle it to keep it out of the landfill. Then … Continue reading

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