Keepin’ It Green: The Week in DIY: Essential Green Beauty Goods, a 21-Hour Workweek, and More

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The Week in DIY: Essential Green Beauty Goods, a 21-Hour Workweek, and More

Each week, we highlight some of our favorite projects from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner DIYer.


Upcycle Your Favorite Jeans as an Organizer

Keep your car or office in order with a multi-pocket organizer sewn from your favorite pair of old denim.

Get the Most Out of Your Clothes Dryer: Make Paper Out of Laundry Lint
Keep your lint trap free–and your dryer from wasting energy–by turning left-behind fuzzies and fibers into pretty papers.

31 Recipes to Warm Up Your March
Stock up on comfort food recipes for March’s in-like-a-lion days with 31 ideas for salads, soups, and sauces.

Fun with Recycled Bottlecaps
Collect the tops of your empties and turn them into covered coasters, bright belts, and more with these ideas.

Solar Cookers Taking Hold in Africa: Want to Help?
Help Sol Suffit deliver eco-friendly solar ovens to communities in Senegal, Tanzania, and Cameroon–and benefit local schools and economies.

Frugal Green Living: The Frugal Green Vacation
Plan an escape from nasty winter weather–without breaking the bank or your carbon budget–with tips from our Frugal Green Living series.

How to Green Your Eyebrows
From plucking and threading to waxing and bleaching, find out how to keep your above-eye routine eco-friendly.

7 Essential Green Beauty Items for Under $7
Give your makeup a makeover with these can’t-go-without products, including lip balm, body lotion, and shaving cream.

7 Reasons Why You Should Grow Your Own Food
See what makes planting, growing, weeding, watering, and harvesting worth the work in the long run.

Is It Time to Transition to 21 Hour Workweeks
Not that you’d mind giving up half the hours you spend in that cubicle, but shorter workdays could make a big green impact, too.

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