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12 Genius Ways to Upcycle Old Scarves

Those old scarves in your closet can be put to fun new uses with a twist of creativity. Here are almost a dozen ideas to get you started.

23 Effortless Ways to Go Green (and Save Money, Too)

Captain Planet fully believes in your ability to save the Earth, without even trying!

Where to Take Your Batteries, CFL Bulbs, and Other Hard-to-Recycle Stuff

Have a junk drawer filled with loose batteries? We all do. Here's how to get rid of those — and a lot else — the right way.

10 Things You Already Own That Can Be Turned Into a Tote Bag

You can always use an extra tote bag, and it turns out you can make one out of several items that are already in your house!

Flashback Friday: 128 Creative Ways to Upcycle Your Trash

Before you throw that citrus peel or empty box away, consider turning it into something useful or fun (or both!) instead.

9 Surprising Uses for Empty Beer and Soda Cans

Don't throw away those empty beverage cans. With a few basic tools and a little imagination, you can put them to all sorts of uses.

8 Things We Keep Buying That Are Killing the Planet

Convenience comes at a price — and the planet is paying it.

37 Brilliant Ways to Reuse an Empty Milk Jug

Don't throw that empty milk jug away! Put it to good use with these fun craft ideas

18 Clever Ways to Reuse Your Plastic Shopping Bags

Plastic bags may no longer be free at your local stores. If you're going to pay for them, make sure you know how to reuse them smartly.

10 Frugal Reasons to Compost

Looking to live a little greener and save a little more green? Give composting a try!

9 Greener, Cheaper Alternatives to Paper Cleaning Products

Switch to reusable cloth napkins, kitchen towels, and more and stop throwing money out with the trash!

12 Unique Ways to Use School Supplies

If you went overboard stocking school supplies this year, don't fret. There's plenty of cool re-uses for your plethora of pencils and erasers.

10 Useful Items You Should Never Throw Out

The next time you're on a declutter rampage, give your toss pile a second thought. Some of that stuff can be put to good re-use.

The Only 5 Words You Need to Declutter Your Life

Bust your clutter with the help of these five words. Here's a hint — they all begin with the letter "R".

17 Cheap and Awesome Reusable Replacements for Disposable Products

You know disposables are bad for the planet — and your budget. These reusable replacements are cheaper and greener, and they're convenient, too.

20 New Things You Can Make With Old Denim Jeans

Don't toss that old denim! The durable and easy to work fabric is well-suited for a number of post-wardrobe uses.

15 Common Kitchen Cast-Offs You Can Repurpose Into Cool New Things

There's gold in your kitchen, as long as you know where to look. Try these new, creative uses for stuff most people throw away.

18 Ways to Make Old Things Seem New

Old stuff — we all have so much of it. Whether it's clothing, furniture, or something else, try one of these techniques to make it seem totally new.

22 Ways to Reuse Paper

Before you toss that bundle of junk mail or printed-on computer paper in the recycling bin, hold on! Try one of these 22 creative ways to reuse it.

25 Eco-Friendly Changes You Can Make Today

Little efforts can have a big impact on the environment — and your wallet. Get green by tackling one (or more!) of these changes today.