Category: DIY

sustainable landscaping

Go green outside your home. Sustainable Landscaping For Dummies is a hands-on guide for designing your own sustainable lawn and garden spaces while increasing the value and improving the appearance of your home.

shipping container house

If your thinking about building your dream shipping container house, this eBook was written by a professional container builder with 14 years of experience. The author reveals his secrets and teaches you important steps to build your home.

recycled crafts for kids

Give your kids a sense of hands-on recycling with 50 Recycled Craft Projects for Kids. This book includes step by step instructions, with over 400 photos, to make your own musical instruments, puppets, masks, decorations, clothes, games and toys.

barn wood wall panels

Accent your home or office walls with rustic barn wood appeal. These peel and stick wall panels are made from 100% reclaimed barn wood. Simply stick the wood straight onto your existing walls. Each panel is handcrafted in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Learn how to upcycle t-shirts

The average American throws away more than 68 pounds of clothing each year. The Upcycled T-Shirt by environmental crafter Jenelle Montilone will show you how to reduce your carbon footprint by upcycling t-shirts into fun quilts, accessories, toys, and gifts.

tiny houses by Ryan Mitchell

In the book “Tiny Houses Built with Recycled Materials,” Tiny Life blog author, Ryan Mitchell shows you how to use repurposed and upcycled materials like shipping containers and reclaimed shingles to create your own unique, recycled home.

robots for kids recycled robots by robert malone

Bring a robot to life using recycled materials around your house. Recycled Robots is a book and kit that shows you how to make ten different robots for kids, out of junk. Recommended for ages 8 and up, the book was created by robot expert Robert Malone.

recycled paper beads kit by 4M

Transform old paper strips from your unwanted magazines and newspapers into colorful, recycled works of art. With the Recycled Paper Beads Kit, children can create decorative paper beads and learn the value of recycling, hands on.

solar sphere diy solar power lighting kits

Solar Sphere specializes in providing do-it-yourself (DIY) solar panel kits and solar lights with lots of options for homeowners and businesses. Heck they even have kits for getting off-grid and kits to solarize your RV, boat, cabin, and golf cart!

high sierra low flow shower head

In addition to decreasing your time in the shower, you can save even more by installing this patented low flow, yet satisfying, shower head. The makers estimate a per person annual savings of $50 on energy and 1700 gallons of water. EPA approved.

heinz white vinegar for everyday cleaning

Forget about all of those chemical based house cleaners. White vinegar is made from sun-ripened grain and water. The Reader’s Digest lists over 95 household uses alone, including general cleaning, deoderizing, and reviving your coffee machine.