Tag: DIY

grow it yourself

It’s easy to buy tomatoes at the store. I bet you can grow one that tastes better. Over the years of my Waste Reduction Journey, I have found that there is little else that feels me with joy than the taste of homegrown vegetables. For the past four years, I…

pet slow watering system

You plan on leaving for a short vacation, but nobody can come and water your plants? Don’t panic, there is a simple solution: transform a PET bottle into a slow watering system. Recover a PET bottle with its cap before it is crushed for recycling. Adapt the volume to your…

tetra pak flowerpot

Transform a Tetra Pak into a beautiful flowerpot: Open the top of the Tetra Pak and use scissors to cut along the top fold to remove the top all together. Cut down the four side folds to half of the height. Fold the sides down. Make a hole in each…