Reducing waste through upcycling, repurposing, refashioning and reloving.

Showing posts with label toilet roll tubes. Show all posts
Showing posts with label toilet roll tubes. Show all posts

Upcycle: Light-up cardboard!


Last week I posted a round-up of ideas for upcyling cardboard tubes. While I worked on that, an idea for a light slowly dawned (no, I cannot resist the obvious pun). This light was simple to make and because I used found materials, cost nothing.

Upcycle: Classy cardboard tubes


True upcycling involves creating with post-consumer waste in new, imaginative ways. It involves re-envisioning things that would otherwise end up in a landfill. Crafting with dollar-store pool noodles is, well, crafting. Nothing wrong with that... but it's not upcycling.