Recycled craft projects are an environmentally-friendly way to express your creativity. Plus, you almost never run out of usable materials. In this section you'll find some fun ideas for recycled craft projects.
Need a fun activity for a rainy day? Look no further than your recycling bin for the supplies you need to create this pencil holder project. Add a few embellishments to personalize for your favorite teacher, child, or to coordinate with any room in your home.
College student Aaron Dunlap genuinely feared losing power for his smartphone. Instead of bending down and looking for outlets, he designed an Altoids tin USB charger and became an entrepreneur in the process.
Matthew Poage leads a double life. He's a teacher by trade and an electronics tinnovator by choice. His masterpiece so far is something he calls an Altoids tin Swiss AVR knife. DonÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢t worry, though: It can't cut you.
You don't have to understand steampunk to appreciate the Altoids tins created by tinnovator Jake von Slatt. However, learning about this imaginative subculture makes the designer's creations all the more enjoyable.
The compact metal design of the classic Altoids tin inspired designer Kate Pruitt to convert one into a picture frame and portable photo album. With some cardboard, glue and a couple of magnets, you can do the same.
They say that necessity is the mother of invention. While this may be true in many cases, you can also make the argument that good old creativity should weigh in pretty heavily as well. Behold: the Altoids speaker.