Household Objects to Reuse or Upcycle Instead of Recycling or Throwing Away

Originally published at: https://ethical.net/reduce-reuse/household-objects-to-reuse-or-upcycle/

Upcycling is a common-sense act that’s finally been given its own name. It’s an act that counters our throwaway culture, and applies at those moments when we decide not to chuck away an object because we don’t need it anymore (like something that’s broken) or because it’s served its single-use purpose (like a jam jar).…