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Tue, 19 Feb 2019 16:09:12 EST

Tiles aren’t just for backsplashes or flooring, they can be used for a fun DIY upcycle project! Using this website as inspiration, we made water marbled tile coasters using nail polish. You can use any colors of nail polish you want, but we chose neutral colors. Water marbling can also be used on other surfaces, but […]

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Fri, 15 Feb 2019 13:52:59 EST

When thinking of living a zero waste lifestyle, mainstream media pictures a mason jar with years of trash stuffed inside. This is a popular approach for bloggers who, after maximizing recycling, donation, compost, and purchasing reduction opportunities, provide a visualization of their impact by fitting the leftover waste in a jar. We wrote a blog […]

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Wed, 13 Feb 2019 8:24:17 EST

There are so many ways to reduce waste on Valentine’s Day, especially when it comes to gifts. Although it may not be traditional, it doesn’t mean the gift or experience will be worth any less! Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, so if you haven’t figured out what to gift your loved one(s), here are some last […]

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Tue, 12 Feb 2019 14:11:07 EST

Using salvaged cabinets to remodel your kitchen can sound like an impossible task, but is actually really doable. One solution is to visit EcoBuilding Bargains, where there are always a variety of high-quality cabinets that need homes, but it can make you wonder how to integrate them into the spaces in your home. The Gaylords, who […]

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Thu, 7 Feb 2019 10:31:45 EST

For some people, February is a month full of dreary winter days and anguish over never-ending slush on the ground. For others, it’s excitement over the days beginning to get longer and the anticipation of spring. For yet others, it’s a month of looking forward to Valentine’s Day. This holiday is often full of loving […]

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Thu, 31 Jan 2019 16:03:52 EST

Sometimes the only way to get through a cold winter day is with a good DIY project! We’ve utilized these salvaged windows from our store, EcoBuilding Bargains, to create a unique and colorful stained glass decorative piece. Whether you want to envision a warmer landscape or showcase your favorite images, this easy and kid-friendly craft […]

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Thu, 31 Jan 2019 8:51:45 EST

The last semester of college was a very nerve-wracking, yet exciting time for me. I was overwhelmed with what I would do after college and how I was going to make it as a young professional in the environmental field. I was studying Environmental and Urban Studies with a focus in food systems and agriculture […]

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Thu, 24 Jan 2019 11:02:57 EST

About halfway through my senior year of college, I felt slightly panicked. I was completing a degree in environmental studies and sociology at Rollins College and realized that I had no idea what my next steps were. In this period of uncertainty, I came across the Center for EcoTechnology’s EcoFellowship program. It was the perfect […]

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Mon, 21 Jan 2019 10:49:49 EST

As the new year begins, we’re all thinking about how to refresh our spaces and get more organized. A great way to get inspiration is by visiting our store, EcoBuilding Bargains, where there is a large amount of inventory moving in and out every day. Using salvaged or reused items, such as those from EcoBuilding […]

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Thu, 17 Jan 2019 14:30:30 EST

Hello! My name is Jonathan Ruiz and I am an EcoFellow at the Center for EcoTechnology. I graduated last April from the University of Michigan with a degree in Environmental Science. My desire to work in the environment started when I took an Environmental Sustainability class in high school. From then on I wanted to […]

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