Keepin’ It Green: The Week in DIY: The Perfect Green Party, a Zoo You Have to See to Believe, and More

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The Week in DIY: The Perfect Green Party, a Zoo You Have to See to Believe, and More

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

5 Simple Suggestions for Earth Day 2010
Take your activism one step further than tree-planting by making one of these small changes to your daily life for year-round environmentalism.

5 Ways to Make Your Clothing Swap Rock
Update your wardrobe for warm weather with a budget- (and earth-) friendly clothing swap.

Moving the Needle: Using Embroidery to Help Women Escape Poverty in Afghanistan
Traditional Afghan art–called cherma dozi–helps women lift themselves out of poverty as part of USAID.

28 Things You Don’t Need in a Green Kitchen–Or Do You?
Appliances and gadgets may seem like great gifts for the chef in your life, but the minimalist kitchen can even more efficient (and less wasteful).

Spring Has Sprung! Try These Homemade Organic Yogurt Pops
Celebrate the warm weather with this easy recipe for organic (and delicious) frozen yogurt desserts.

5 Great Ways to Upcycle an Old Sweater
Have some pullovers that have seen their last days? Turn them into pillows, scarves, slippers, or other cozy wearables before the temperatures drop again.

The Prettiest Reusable Shopping Bags Ever. Really!
Brighten up your next trip to the grocery store with this simple tutorial for cloth bags–made from vintage pillowcases–that are as beautiful as they are durable.

5 Ways to Glam, Trick Out, and Pimp Your Bike
Give your wheels a one-of-a-kind look with basket liners, handmade seat covers, top protectors, and more sweet upgrades.

Brick by Brick: Endangered Species Captured in Lego
LEGO artist Sean Kenney created a zoo full of endangered species–using more than 250,000 bricks–that you have to see to believe.

Michigan High Schoolers’ Green Prom: 6 Great Green Ideas You Can Use for Your Next Event
From baby showers and going-away parties to surprise birthday get-togethers and casual dinner parties, take your cues from the green-minded students at Lowell High School.

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