Upcycling has been popular for years. You take something old and make something new or interesting out of it. I've been looking for an "interesting" coffee table for a while so stumbled across this quite intriguing tractor based one over on Etsy. It's made from part of a Massey Ferguson tractor, which if you were brought up in the Irish countryside is a brand you'd … [Read more...] about Fancy a Tractor in Your Sitting Room?
Give Ulster Bank Cards A Purpose
If you're a guitarist and you like the idea of being environmentally friendly, or maybe you bank with Ireland's Ulster Bank, then this gadget is for you: It's a bit like a hole punch, except it's for making plectrums for guitarists .. Here's the official blurb: With the Pickmaster Plectrum, much like a hole puncher, you can punch out your own litle plastic plectrums from any … [Read more...] about Give Ulster Bank Cards A Purpose
Crushing Cans – Fun and Good For Environment
If, like me, you have a recycling bin, you probably find that it gets full awfully fast. Well, maybe it doesn't get full that fast, but it always gets full a few days before it is collected.One of the problems, of course, is that cans and other items are probably taking up more space than needed.Enter the can crusher.There are a variety of models available on the market varying … [Read more...] about Crushing Cans – Fun and Good For Environment
There's no reason why you can't combine being a gadget freak with helping the environment. So with that in mind how about a clock made from a recycled bicycle spoke or an old 45rpm record?Greenfeet have an interesting range to suit all tastes, though I'm not sure how much the shipping to Europe would be... You might need to offset a few carbon credits! … [Read more...] about Green Gadgets