Old [Anything] Becomes New [Everything]: Ingenious Recycling

Reusing items is a genius way for people taking recycling to a lifestyle level.

The term “repurpose” has become my new friend.  I understood the value of reducing my consumption, reusing items multiple times, and recycling them once finished, but taking old wooden pallets from a grocery store to turn them into a bedroom furniture set was beyond my imagination until today.

I have new hope and excitement for discovering creative uses for everyday objects.  Not only is it practical, but I can’t imagine any other way of walking this path towards sustainability.  It’s just too darn fun to resist! Check out this video from the Canadian Wood Pallet & Container Association and you’ll see what I mean:

  • Debbie



  • http://ihavetriedit.wordpress.com ihavetriedit

    I like re-purposing household furniture/items. I’m not crafty enough to make anything out of old wood pallets, though! Wow.

    • http://makeripples.wordpress.com Amanda

      Thanks! I checked out your blog and certainly intend to read it from now on. Neat site!