Did you know it takes about 12 trees to make one tonne of newspaper?
Imagine the number of newspapers and magazines that are printed all over the world. Do the math yourself and calculate the number of trees we destroy in creating paper. And once we have read them we throw it away. Our throwaway culture is leaving a massive hole in the planet’s natural resources.
It is often said that one person's trash is another person's treasure.
Getting the best out of waste is the most important way one can contribute to the environment. ... Materials such as newspapers, cords and threads, buttons, candy sticks, recycled bulbs, plastic bottles, any old furniture that can be revamped, the list is endless.
Join me in this community of curious makers and lifelong learners in this easy to follow DIY (do-it-yourself) workshop. Let’s put our heads together to share ideas, and build something beautiful together and find our happy place amidst this pall of gloom.
We will start by recycling, reusing, and recreating a beautiful mat from an old newspaper.
To make a Newspaper Mat, you will need: