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  1. Green Living
    I was driving the other day and saw a bunch of tires lying on the side of the highway. Looked totally disgusting :yucky:. I wrote this Squidoo lens on some ways we could start recycling those scrap tires. Any thoughts from anyone? Tire Recycling Ideas
  2. Sewing
    I have been doing some 'digging' on the net for some hobby things and came across this........it cracked me up. I can't even believe that this is for real.........but........never know. I offered to make one for debbie cat for Xmas.......she wants PINK!! :laugh: The others said "no thanks"...
  3. Freebies
    In-store offer only. Bring in any automotive, lawn and garden, marine or power sport battery to a Sears Auto Center to be recycled, and receive a $5 Sears award card to be used for a future purchase. All batteries received will be responsibly recycled. No purchase necessary. This offer does not...
  4. Freebies
    Help create less waste by sending your empty inkjet cartridges back to Office Depot. They will even give you a FREE Inkjet Cartridge Recycling Box With Prepaid Return Shipping Label. This is a simple, green, FREE way to return your empty cartridges. Offer is available to the US for a limited...
  5. Green Living
    I have over a dozen white tub socks which were dingy gray and had lost all elasticity. I had bleached them numerous times and they were still gray. At first I thought about sewing some elastic into the top and reusing them. But they were so thin until I decided it was not worth it. They were...
  6. Green Living
    ~You know how people seem to resemble their pets? Well this just takes it to a whole new level. I'm equal parts horrified and impressed. :thud: If It's Hip, It's Here: Wearing The Hair Of The Dog. Portraits Of People In Clothes Made From Their Pets' Fur. ~
  7. General Chat
    Hi all... I have decided that, in the new year, I'm going to be saving my pennies to buy myself a new Mac Book Pro. I see that the Apple Store has a program where they'll pay you money to send in your old PC or Mac and I was wondering if anyone had done it and if they could share what kind of...
  8. Sewing
    These denim projects are awesome... I've got to start saving denim... Finalists | recycled denim challenge
  9. Frugal Canadians
    How is recycling in your city/area? Here in Regina it's pretty sad. You have to pay $30 a month for Blue Bins to come pick up, OR you can drive your stuff all over hither and yon to recycle it. Often it is a waste of time and money on gas to do the proper recycling...if we have the time to do...
  10. General Chat
    So, does this mean I recycle for nothing?:skept: I have a hard time believing they sort through them especially after they crush it all up.
  11. Green Living
    I read a article wear you can now recycle your old worn out athletic shoes and keep millions of them out of landfills, the program recycles the rubber,foam,and fabric from more then 23 million prs of shoes into various types of surfacing such as playground material you can go to...
  12. Secondhand Shopping
    ~Did anyone else go thrifting this morning? My mom and I went to two shops that I hadn't been to before. I bought: adult pair suede shoes sketcher sneakers, dd red leather Mary Jane's, dd -all in very good condition! 2 kids' books 2 bundles of scrap corduroy for a quilt I'm working on a yard...
  13. Home and family challenges
    ~Well, it's that time of year again! I'm ready to purge my home of 1000 items by December 21st. How about you? Here's a link to the last two Fall Flings: 2nd Annual Fall Fling! - Frugal Village Forums I like to choose a reward for finishing. It helps motivate me. This year my reward will be a...
  14. Green Living
    ~I just ran across a site called Junk Market Style and it is loaded with unique project ideas and pictures from members of their own trash to treasure items. I'm having fun browsing and being inspired in the Member Junk section. :sun: http://www.junkmarketstyle.com/...
  15. Green Living
    We got our new recycling bins on Friday! I just about did a jig in the driveway. :lol: The collection starts around June 30th, but the bin is already almost full! I'm still trying to sucker DH into letting me have a composter, but he's not sure how well it'll go since our garden is pretty...
  16. Freebies
    Free Bottles and Cans Recycling Starter Kit - CA only The award-winning Recycling Starter Kit can help your business, office, school or other away-from-home location reduce its "waste" size - and maybe even save some money. The sleek black bin is the perfect place for staff and visitors to put...
  17. Green Living
    I am so excited! For $8/mo, we'll be able to recycle our goodies each week from the comfort of our own home. We'll be receiving a blue bin that requires nothing to be sorted beforehand (which means that every recyclable goes into the same blue bin container). It'll be picked up the same day as...
  18. Green Living
    My husband and I are both full time college students living on a very limited income. The city we live in does offer recycling, but you have to take it in to the recycle drop stations. That's not a problem since one is located once a week in the parking lot of the grocery store we frequent...
  19. Green Living
    Anyone have any ideas to share? i hate to throw them away. Thanks
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