13 Oct '11, 5pm

Crochet A Rug From Bicycle Inner Tubes: Can you turn useless inner tubes into something useful? Reusing bi...

Crochet A Rug From Bicycle Inner Tubes: Can you turn useless inner tubes into something useful? Reusing bi...

Can you turn useless inner tubes into something useful? Reusing bicycle inner tubes to make something new keeps the tubes out of the local landfill, saves natural resources, energy, helps prevent pollution and creates a usable object. Recycle Bike Inner Tubes According to Recycle To Cycle : “ In the last five years an estimated 18 million bicycles per year were sold in the United States and as we all know each bike comes with two tires and two inner tubes meaning over 36 million tires and inner tubes per year are being shipped into the United States.” Depending upon the amount of use, the life of a bike tire and inner tube is about 1-2 years. Once they outlive their usefulness, bike inner tubes pose a disposal problem. To avoid potential liability risks, bike shops generally replace inner tubes, rather than patch them. Crocheted Bike Inner Tube Rug Michaela from We Upcycle...

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care2.com 20 Oct '11, 5pm

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Selangor, Malaysia, weary of concrete & congestion, to introduce bike lane network:

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anilnetto.com 14 Oct '11, 5pm

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care2.com 22 Oct '11, 7pm

Melissa Breyer is the Senior Editor for Healthy Living. She is a writer and editor with a background in sustainable living...