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Raid the Recycling Bin: 10 Recycled Crafts

A decorative camera made from recycled materials would be an interesting addition to any bookshelf or side table.

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Recycling has become such a ubiquitous part of modern society that it's hard to remember a time when all materials were disposed of in the same bin. But while the act of recycling is important, we must remember that it's the third on the list of ways to reduce your waste. The popular adage of "reduce, reuse, recycle" is ordered that way for a reason. The best way to help the environment is by reducing the amount of waste. Reusing is No. 2 ahead of throwing things into a recycling bin, and as it turns out, it can also be the most fun way to live an environmentally friendly life. One person's trash may be another's treasure, but in the case of these 10 crafty ideas, one person's recycling can be your next art project.

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