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! 




Check out below for problem waste items such as tyres:

Repurposed tyre - dog bed or hose reel







Repurposed tyre - ottoman