What's the Next Level for Upcycling?
    August 14, 2009
    What’s the Next Level for Upcycling?

    Now that you've learned what upcycling is why it should be done vs. recycling how you can get involved in more of it happening and what some inventive companies are doing with it I've got a question f…

    Who's up to some Upcycling?
    August 13, 2009
    Who’s up to some Upcycling?

    So now that you're up to speed on what upcycling is let's see who's out there, doing some upcycling. (more…)…

    Diving into the 4th R
    August 12, 2009
    Diving into the 4th R

    I collect trash for a living. Not behind a truck, but behind a desk. Let me back up. My company takes what might otherwise be thought of as waste, and makes it in to new and interesting products. But …

    Recycling, Good. Upcycling, Better.
    August 11, 2009
    Recycling, Good. Upcycling, Better.

    If you're like most average Americans, recycling has become a normal part of your life. At a minimum, you recycle your newspapers and aluminum cans, maybe your glass and plastic too, depending on wher…

    Recycling, Check. Upcycling, What's That?
    August 10, 2009
    Recycling, Check. Upcycling, What’s That?

    You've heard of and most likely practice some recycling. But have you heard of upcycling? It's as the name suggests, using materials for the same or higher purpose tha n they were first used. First co…