Eco-Friendly Furniture

by DIY Maven

Eco-Friendly Furniture

Companies such as Poly-Wood and California Outdoor Design Studio make plastic furniture. But not just ANY plastic furniture. This stuff is beautiful AND it’s constructed out of recycled High Density Polyethylene. What’s HDPE? Think Tupperware and milk cartons and such. Because of it’s durability, HDPE furniture is low maintenance. Although it looks like wood, it never needs painting, staining or sealing and cleans up with soap and water. Like all...

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How To Make a Plastic Bag Keeper

by DIY Maven

How To Make a Plastic Bag Keeper

In an effort to reduce and reuse plastic bags, how about making a plastic bag keeper? Chances are you already have everything you need to make one for free. Or you can buy one at The Container Store for 4.99 plus 6.50 s & h. Your choice.

The Props

  • A 2 quart plastic bottle (I used a Juicy Juice bottle, which worked particularly well.)
  • Box cutter and/or scissors
  • Sharpie
  • Durable tape
  • Excess plastic bags

The Procedure

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