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Old 03-04-2013, 02:11 AM   #1
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Anyone ever heard or done upcycling?

If ya dont know what it is,its the practice of taking something that is disposable or that would end up in the trash or landfill and transforming it into something of greater use and value

http://www.etsy.com/search_results_t...u ery=upcycle

I think this is awesome and should be done more!!

PEOPLE THROW STUFF AWAY FOR NO BLASTED REASON....... Its really amazing what you can find in a dumpster!!
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Old 03-04-2013, 03:20 AM   #2
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I think it should be done more too.

Also visiting actions, buying a victorian chest of drawers in the UK is cheaper than buying new...better quality and better looking.
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Old 03-04-2013, 05:31 AM   #3
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Ah do declare, there's nothin a'tall wrong with upcycling!
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PEOPLE THROW STUFF AWAY FOR NO BLASTED REASON....... Its really amazing what you can find in a dumpster!!

SHHH! Don't be giving up all of our secrets.

I remember opening my mouth in the my younger days about a computer store that just threw stuff in the bin.

You could make one working PC a week out of it. Drive platters of one drive with the drive electronics of another. PC shells you would gut. Extra floppy drive would go out. Maybe monitors that while a little old needed TLC.

I bragged to a friend one day and work and I was competing with him. Then, he had a friend. The place was burned.
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Lots of great ideas on that link!
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