How to Upcycle & Repurpose for Reuse

Click here for upcycle or repurposing activities for Easter 2020(PDF, 940KB)

 

Some of our workshops in 2019:

Upcycled macramé hanging plants

Cut up a t-shirt, drill holes in a sanded piece of timber, insert a clean can or bottle, hang with a curtain loop.

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Upcycled miniature gardens

Find an old jar, pot up a garden, decorate with old toys or pretty ornaments.

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Upcycled art - 3D pictures

Create a picture in an old frame, cut an old toy or object in half, glue it into the picture to make it come alive! 

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Check out below for problem waste items such as tyres:

Repurposed tyre - dog bed or hose reel

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Repurposed tyre - ottoman

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