Eco Friendly Alternative: Reface Laminate Countertops

created at: 2009-08-28

Ugly laminate countertops can make us do crazy things, like trying to paint them. I’ve never really tried it but the thought has crossed my mind. Take a look at this resurfacing system that was developed in Canada and is being sold by ecocountertopsUSA, Canada and Australia.

created at: 2009-08-28

For a fraction of the cost of ripping out old laminate and replacing it with granite or a solid surface material, a trained technician will apply the water based, toxin free, low odor, environmentally friendly fresh surface in 4-5 hours. Continue Reading

10 New Things Made from Recycled Tires

created at: 2009-02-18

We’ve been recycling rubber tires since, well, the invention of the rubber tire.  Remember those clunky tire sandals? As an homage to the art of recycled tires, here are 10 pretty decent looking products made from recycled tires, wheels and inner tubes.  For your added value, you get a link at the bottom to the instructions and pattern for making your own nerdy, yet eco-cool sandals from recycled tires.

1. Andy Gregg’s Bike Furniture (above and below)

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