Upcycle Your Kitchen Items
Don’t toss your old dish towels, paper clips, or rubber bands -upcycle them! Upcycling is recycling’s close relative. The term upcycling – repurposing an old item into a new product – gained popularity in the early 90s. While recycling is an important way to limit your carbon footprint and to protect the environment, you can do more by learning about upcycling. There are many ways you can upcycle kitchen items and turn them into useful items around your home. Upcycling is a great way to make your home more organized so it will run more efficiently. Here are some of our favorite upcycling ideas, with the help of Realsimple.com.