Amazing Goodwill Guest Blogs

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Posted by Goodwill Guest Blogger on Nov 22, 2016 2:01:00 PM

Recycled Beverage Coasters

By Nicole Rogers Schmirler

With the fall season upon us, I naturally think of Christmas gifts for family, friends and colleagues. An all-out gift-giving frenzy is not my style. Nope. I’m centered on one-of-a-kind AND cost-effective presents. My 2016 agenda is protecting my home’s surfaces using recycled materials that flash style—beverage coasters! The good news is Goodwill has just about everything I need, literally.

Posted by Jamie Klinger-Krebs on Mar 30, 2016 2:00:05 PM

Five Common Misconceptions About Upcycling

By Megan Wild

If you’re a fan of recycling, you’re going to love upcycling. While using something and then turning all or part of it into something else is fine, there are still a lot of chemical and energy processes involved in the process of recycling. Upcycling on the other hand, uses only your imagination and your energy to take an item and turn it into something even better.