Do-it-Yourself (DIY)

There are plenty of easy do-it-yourself projects that individuals and families can take on to upcycle items that would otherwise be discarded. These projects can range from easy crafts to difficult, multi-day home or garden activities.

The list below includes some examples of DIY projects categorized by type.

Other Zero Waste / Upcycling Projects

Beeswax Wraps (These meltable bars combine beeswax, pine resin, and jojoba oil to simplify the process)

Homemade Cloth Napkins

Dryer Sheets (did you know that traditional dryer sheets contain toxic chemicals and reduce the life of your clothing?)

Wool Dryer Balls

Reusable Bowl Covers

Reusable Snack/Sandwich Bags

Travel Utensil Kit

Natural Weed Killer - just spray white vinegar onto the weeds

Do you have a DIY project that reduces waste? Let us know and we may add it to our list!

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