TAG: Glue

This Sustainable Glue is Made from Recycled Styrofoam


One of the most recognizable shipping and packaging components, expanded polystyrene (EPS), is kind of a pain to deal with. Those big bulky white chunks of styrofoam that protect fragile items while they’re in the box are big and bulky, which means they take up a lot of space in the waste stream (up to 30% of US landfill space), and yet they’re light, which makes them easy to be picked up by the wind and deposited across the land and ocean, where they contribute to our plastic pollution problem. But one company has a great use for the material,… read more

Re-Purpose Clothing

Repurpose old clothing

With countless DIY (do-it-yourself) projects floating around the internet there really is no reason for old clothing to go into the trash. Here are a few projects you can do at home with old t-shirts. First, take an old shirt and lay it out flat. Starting at the bottom and cutting across the shirt making ½ inch strips until you get to the sleeves. Take the strips and pull until they roll making several loops. Tie the loops together using strips from the remaining shirt from the sleeves and top. For more colors combine two shirts to make a longer,… read more