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Take a look at our Eco gifts for your next event, plan a party or wedding using upcycled materials, think green and help the planet one tin can at a time!
Imagine a world where your by-products and non-recyclable waste actually makes a difference to disadvantaged communities and the planet!
Upcycle is a company dedicated to changing the way we all look at waste. Through our Eco gifts, projects, ideas and articles we share new and exciting ways for people to get involved in the green revolution. The aim is be able to give everyone a way to reduce their carbon footprint.
Imparting knowledge is an essential part of Upcycle, people need to know about the benefits of recycling and how to Upcycle waste so go to our Upcycling projects page and start creating today!
Each idea and product developed from waste is making a difference to the employment rate in South Africa, as more and more people are starting small businesses from recycled products!Together we are powerful.
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It's official, our kids book has finally been published and should be at your local bookstore! This 112 page book is brimming with great ideas and projects to keep the kids entertained while lightening the load on your dustbin.
Use up all your old buttons and make this beautiful keyring for your home or car keys!
Use up all your old serviettes and create this one-of-a-kind upcycled lamp to brighten up your home!
Old milk bottles are given a new lease of life in this step by step and turned into a beautiful clock for your kitchen.
Turn your old match boxes into a beautiful set of drawers to store your jewellery or bits and bobs in.
Follow these instructions and turn old bits of wood into an educational toy for your children.
Create wall decorations that are simple and quick giving any room a real art deco make over.
This easy wooden block, tin can candle holder is so easy to make and create! All you need is a piece of wood (ours is from a wooden pallet), some tin cans, a lick of paint and some screws!
No one will guess these Valentine's gifts were made by recycling old wooden pallets that were destined for a landfill site!
Create beautiful upcycled heart decor using paper mache beads! Make stunning, handmade gifts for your loved ones, perfect for Valentine's Day.
Turn a pile of old magazines into some stylish jewellery for yourself and your friends! Follow these instructions and see how easy it is to upcycle your magazines.
An excellent use for all your old pencils, upcycle them into a beautiful and funky hairclip!
This is a fantastic way to reuse an old cardboard box, turn it into a weaving box and teach your kids all about weaving!
A picture frame with a twist, it is simple and fun, you get to use anything you can dream of to use as a mosaic tile.
Create a beautiful pair of earrings for yourself or a friend by following our easy step by step upcycling instructions.
Craft this beautiful clock using old milk bottles that would normally be thrown away.
Make a bold statement at your wedding with this striking, upcycled wedding decor heart!
This is a fantastic project to recycle and upcycle your old CDs, brown paper card and coloured card all in one go!
Make your own recycled stationery holder by upcycling the inner card from old toilet rolls.
French knitting is a fantastic craft for little ones to excercise their fine motor skills. Make your own recycled French knitting kit with these easy instructions.
Use an old bit of fabric that you have lying around the house to make yourself a plastic bag dispenser for the kitchen.
Recycle an old milk bottle and create this beautiful gift basket, a great handmade gift for all ages!