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Getting Crafty: Upcycling

Make something new out of something old! These books feature earth-friendly crafts made out of recycled materials.

Provides illustrated, step-by-step instructions for nine eco-friendly craft projects that can be made from old wrappers, cans, and bottles, including picture frames, origami cranes, a ring, and others.

Provides illustrated, step-by-step instructions for nine eco-friendly craft projects that can be made from old t-shirts, including dog toys, a bag, a rug, and others.

Step-by-step instructions for crafts made from old jeans and information about reusing and recycling.

Provides step-by-step instructions for twenty-one craft projects that promote reusing everyday items such as old playing cards, marker caps, neckties, and more.

Discusses recycling and provides information and instructions for making art projects from a variety of recycled materials.

Provides instructions for using recycled materials to create fifty different crafts and offers tips for an earth-friendly lifestyle.

Crafts from junk by Violaine Lamérand

Provides patterns and detailed instructions for thirteen crafts made from junk.

"Full-color photos and simple, step-by-step instructions describe 10 crafts and activities using empty milk jugs and common materials found around the house"--.

Recycling crafts by Annalees Lim

Step-by-step instructions show how to reuse paper towel tubes, plastic bottles, and other recyclables found around the house to make bracelets, pencil cases, and colorful decorations.