Daily Digest #68 - Free to collect, free to use.

in #livesustainably4 years ago (edited)

Using things for what they were planned for is pretty simple but if we start thinking about what else those things could be used for, the possibilities are endless. Being resourceful is key to successful sustainability- we just need to try a little more than normal before things get simple.



How We Use Chickens For More Then Meat & Eggs.... Braking Ground On New Food Forest, @hopfarmnc

"One of the ways we use chickens on the Homestead is with Chicken Tractors. Chickens are great workers. They will weed by pecking them out, till & spread mulch by scratching and fertilize with their manure".

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Free Wood Everywhere: Pick It Up, And Stack It Up!, @binaryflat

Recycling things for free is easy, but there are times that's it's too easy. Nowadays there are many people trying hard to get rid of the things they don't want. With a little looking around and the right timing, you could be doing someone a favour while at the same time getting exactly what you need.

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The better the ventilation, the happier the compost worms, @quochuy

"Starting with vermicomposting does not need to be expensive and a lot of people are being really creative with what they use as container for their compost worms, here is a small list of what I saw people use:"

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As I was reading this, a neighbor called to say she just witnessed another neighbor throw two boxes of clothes in the dumpster. I'm considering digging them out for donations. I love the idea of being resourceful and keeping recycling always in our thoughts. Sustainability Lookout!

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