• Woman Crochets Plastic Bags Into Sleeping Mats For The Homeless
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    Woman Crochets Plastic Bags Into Sleeping Mats For The Homeless

    (applause) – All right, so most of y’all know, I’m really into things crafty. I just love crafts. Any kinda craft, I don’t have time for it, but I love it. Anyway, well, my next guest is doing something ingenious. She’s bringing together her love of crafting with her passion for kindness. She creates those mats by crocheting plastic bags, then she gives them to the homeless. It’s a durable and cost-effective way and also, renew, reuse, recycle. – [Rebecca] Yes, yes. – Way to go you. So say hello to Rebecca y’all. (audience cheers) Especially ’cause a lot of people, if you don’t get paper and you have plastic…

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    Recycled Plastic Picnic Table by Kedel – Derwent Range

    Hello my name is Lewis Walch, I’m one of the directors of a company in Colne called Kedel Limited. And we manufacture a synthetic wood, which is made out of recycled plastic. And from that wood, we make things like these picnic tables here. It’s entirely recycled plastic. It’s actually made out of crushed CD cases which might surprise you. But this is plastic that would otherwise end up in landfill or incinerated so it’s doing quite a lot to reduce the carbon footprint of any project if you use something like this. The additional thing to know about it is that this recycled plastic will last at least 5…

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    Recycled Plastic Picnic Table by Kedel – Derwent Junior Range

    Hello, my name is Lewis Walch, I’m one of the directors of Kedel Limited based in Colne in Lancashire, and every time I come out here to talk about our products it seems to look like it’s going to rain. And I’m hoping I’m not going to get soaked. This is very typical of British weather. And the Products that I’m talking about, it’s very appropriate today because they’re completely impervious to water. The look like wood; but we call it ‘synthetic wood’, or ‘plastic wood’. It doesn’t rot. It doesn’t absorb water. It’s impervious to frost, insects. And it’ll last far longer than any wooden bench you could ever…

  • Camp Stove – How To Build A Portable BioMass Stove From Old Coffee Cans
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    Camp Stove – How To Build A Portable BioMass Stove From Old Coffee Cans

    Alright today on Repairs101 I�m going to show you how to make your own camp stove for burning biomass fuels out of a few old cans and a couple of dollars worth of hardware. So I collected some tools to cut up a bunch of cans I�d collected and a five to four inch duct reducer. I drew up a clock-face pattern and started cutting C shaped vents into the shorter coffee can. I placed holes at twelve, four and eight o�clock for mounting pins. Then I cut some V notches in the reducer to act as retainer tabs for the cage wire grate. I shaped the cage wire into…