12 Cute Ways to Upcycle Shoeboxes

Don't just drop those old shoeboxes in the recycle bin. From dirt cheap toys to trendy storage — your old shoeboxes can do so much more.

12 Cool Ways to Make Treasure Out of Trash

One man's trash... you know the saying. Make your own treasures with the things you'd typically kick to the curb.

11 Creative Ways to Reuse Egg Crates

Turn trash into treasure with these adorable, crafty, and eco-friendly ways to repurpose your egg cartons.

6 Weird Things to Sell on eBay for Extra Cash

Spring cleaning is more fun when there's a market for your trash. Find out what people will pay for the stuff in your recycle bin and junk drawer.

Here's How to Earn $170 a Year With Your Junk Mail

That junk mail you send directly to the recycle bin? Somebody actually wants it and they're willing to pay.

New Isn't Always Better: 12 Used Things to Love

Buying used usually costs less and that's always a plus. Even better -- some goods really do get better with age.

10 Ways to Save Cash by Purging Your Place of Plastics

If your home is like most, it is filled with plastics. Start replacing with longer lasting — and often more economical — substitutes.

How I Saved $30,000 and Helped the Earth at the Same Time

You know that the green lifestyle is often also a frugal lifestyle, but Wise Bread writer Max Wong shows you how you can take both to a whole new level.

12 Ways to Cut Down on Garbage and Save Money Too!

Reducing your trash stream is good for the environment. If that's not enough, it can boost your revenue stream too. Read this to learn how!

Off the Wall: 21 Clever Uses for Leftover Wallpaper

If you have a few orphaned rolls of wallpaper laying around, here are 21 creative ideas to use it up without putting it on the wall.

From Dumpster Diving to Garage Sales, Turning Trash Into Cash

Learn how one dedicated recycler earned $1,200, paid her tuition, repaired her furniture, and financed her wedding with discarded stuff she found.

How to Get Rid of Your Old Electronics

These four responsible ways to dispose of old electronics will keep them the out of landfills and may even put a little more money in your pocket.

10 Unique Garden Containers and Techniques

Whether you have a big yard plot or a tiny windowsill, start your garden with one of these frugal, eco-friendly garden ideas.

5 Futuristic Business Opportunities

The times they are a'changing. Again. Here are five commercial and marketing trends you can look forward to -- and profit from -- in 2012.

Cash for Trash: Making Money Recycling

Recycling isn't just good for the environment; it's also good for your wallet. From cans to paper to electronics and more, learn how to earn cash by going green.

6 Paths to a Greener Back-to-School Season

Eco-friendly school supplies are a great way to teach kids about sustainability. Even better, a green back-to-school can help mom and dad save lots of cash.

9 Helpful (and Weird) Uses for Hair and Excess Pet Fur

I'm not going to claim that they're all pleasant, but from charity donations to creating crafts, there are several ways to reuse human hair and pet fur.

Surprising Items That Criminal Recyclers Are After

From the $2,300-an-ounce metal inside your car to high-school seats, discover what unexpected items thieves are trading into recycling centers for cash.

Should We Pay $2 Per Pound for Garbage Disposal?

In many European countries, citizens have to pay for their garbage disposal based on weight or volume. Could it work in the U.S.?

Why Recycling Is My Lowest Priority

Recycling may not be the saving grace we all believe it to be. Before you even consider putting out your curbside bin, learn what you should do first.