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Go Green Week Elementary School activities on how to teach children what can be recycled, being good to Mother Earth, and projects to reduce waste. Learn more.
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Go Green Week Elementary School activities on how to teach children what can be recycled, being good to Mother Earth, and projects to reduce waste. Learn more.
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Painted Nature crafts, ideas like eggs, feathers, pistachio shells and acorns. And so many ways to "paint" like watercolors, dye, spray paint and markers.
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Here are tips on throwing a fun eco-friendly kid's birthday party- everything from games, food, decorations, invitations and Plates, Cups and Flatware.
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Cristin Frank

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Book Reviews "Rooms Repurposed: A Purposeful home, A Purposeful Life" on sale at Amazon for $5.99 for a limited time.
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Julie Finn
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Instead of trashing that leftover gift wrap, craft with it!

http://craftingagreenworld.com/2014/12/27/10-wrapping-paper-crafts-to-use-up-that-gift-wrap/
Reuse all of that pretty gift wrap from under your Christmas tree with some wrapping paper crafts!
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Reuse household items for "green" Christmas decoration! 
Here are "green" Christmas ideas for repurposing home decor as holiday decorations. Upcycle everything from books to bulbs to gift packaging
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Julie Finn
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So simple and cute!
 
In the first installment of her Easy Upcycling series, Jennifer Tuohy shows how she turned used jam jars into toothbrush holders for her kids.
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Becky Striepe
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Choosing safer craft supplies is important, because you don't want to expose yourself, your giftees, or your customers to toxic chemicals.

http://craftingagreenworld.com/2014/10/02/are-there-toxic-chemicals-in-craft-supplies/
Here are seven common toxic chemicals that might be lurking in your crafty stash.
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Join us and share your best green crafts! At CAGW we are totally fine with self-promotion as long as your project is truly eco-friendly. That means it should primarily use recycled, reclaimed, organic, and natural materials. Moderators reserve the right to remove any projects that don't fit that umbrella.
Easy Easter craft DIY egg cups from plastic eggs. Plus how to Create an Easter Tablescape with pastels, plates and cake pops! See the beautiful photos.
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Thank you for letting us be a part of your Easter celebrations, +Cristin Frank - we hope your holiday is a wonderful one.
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Hello

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from birdhouse to wedding decoration #upcycle
How to Repurpose a Birdhouse into a Church Luminary to make a wedding decoration, first communion or confirmation party decoration
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Have a story or project you want to share on Eve of Reduction? Priority goes to upcycling and repurposing projects, restored furniture, recycled crafts and reduction lifestyle tips.
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A winter window project!
I got this old lead glass window from a house in downtown Buffalo, NY built in 1900. See my ideas for repurposing and my final upcycled project.
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Save a Tree! Buy a replantable Christmas tree. Here's how! 
A Live Christmas tree well cared for can be immortalized in you backyard landscaping. Follow these care instructions for replanting a tree with a root ball.
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Julie Finn
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Ever wonder how all those light bulb crafts start?

They start here.

http://craftingagreenworld.com/2014/11/19/how-to-hollow-an-incandescent-light-bulb/
Before you can craft a project with a hollowed out incandescent light bulb, you first have to hollow the dang thing out!
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I didn't have to sew a stitch to make this kid's Halloween costume!

http://craftingagreenworld.com/2014/10/27/make-a-no-sew-hood-from-a-babywearing-wrap/
All you need to make a no-sew hood is a wrap used for babywearing. Try this simple tutorial for cozy winterwear or a quick Halloween costume addition.
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This method that I'm going to show you is a way to both lengthen pants and, if not to actually shorten them, then at least to make the ubiquitous cuffs look intentional.
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