Mylar Balloons

Mylar balloons cause many power outages and seabird deaths – but you can make a difference by not buying them and creatively reusing old ones.

Plastic Toys Creative Reuse

Get ideas for ways you can divert plastic toys from landfill – either to more children, to artists or to be made into plastic furniture.

Plastic Mardi Gras Beads

Plastic Mardi Gras beads create tons of litter and contain toxic chemicals such as lead – so get ideas on making your own non-toxic Mardi Gras bead necklaces.

Holiday & Greeting Card Reuse

You put most holiday or greeting cards in paper recycling, but some require more creative reuse. Get tips on where you can send used holiday and greeting cards to help others, or get inspired to make holiday decorations from them.

Christmas Trees from Recycled Materials

Did you know you can make Christmas trees from scrap wood, cardboard, plastic, metal and fabric? There are so many more choices than chopping down a tree or buying a plastic one.