Friday, October 19

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This Incredible Project Proves That It Takes A Village To Change The World

This Incredible Project Proves That It Takes A Village To Change The World

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"Leave only footprints." Those three words stand at the helm of an innovative recycling initiative that could very well change the developing world. When Robert Bezeau relocated from Canada to Panama, he realized that low-income areas don't just lack the resources that come to mind when we think of day-to-day struggles.They lack access to the resources necessary in the recycling process. The accumulation of plastic waste is one of the world's most pressing environmental issues, and less privileged nations across the globe have trouble dealing with all of that refuse. That's where the Plastic Bottle Village comes in. Located in Bocas del Toro, Panama, every building in this town is made out of -- you guessed it -- plastic bottles. ...
He Took A Bunch Of Old Pennies And Turned Them Into Gorgeous Coasters You’ll Want!

He Took A Bunch Of Old Pennies And Turned Them Into Gorgeous Coasters You’ll Want!

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DTBT_ATF'); }); Pennies are hands down the most annoying, useless bits of change ever. Seriously, though, when was the last time you used any change for your grocery store purchases, let alone those copper fiends? For me, pennies used to be things that I just avoided and tried to pawn off on other equally uninterested people. I can't blame those people for not wanting them, though. You can't even use them in vending machines.But when I came across this cool DIY project from Instructables user MrJB, my mind changed completely! You'll understand why when you see the beautiful coasters he made. First he gathered about four dollars' worth of pennies. Instructable...