You Can Now Sell Your Garbage and Save the Environment in Egypt

You Can Now Sell Your Garbage and Save the Environment in Egypt

  Egypt has been a victim of waste management for decades. Everywhere you go there are piles of garbage completely ignored until someone complains to have them removed. This week, however, social media has been flooding with news about recycling wastes and memes about selling cans for EGP 9.   Hend Hamdan Saber posted photos […]

Emirates Starts 2017 by Going Green and We Salute Them

Emirates Starts 2017 by Going Green and We Salute Them

Physics would suggest that covering yourself in plastic bottles may not seem like the best way to keep warm in an airplane, but Emirates wants you to do just that. Wait, what? Today, they’re introducing new sustainable blankets that made from 100% recycled bottles.     Each Emirates ecoTHREAD blanket is made from 28 recycled plastic bottles, which […]

Adidas Just Found a Solution for Lebanon’s Trash Crisis

Adidas Just Found a Solution for Lebanon’s Trash Crisis

Teaming up with the environmental initiative, Parely, Adidas has released its first batch of running shoes with uppers made out of recycled plastic recovered from the ocean. These 50 pairs will be earned, rather than bought.

DIY: 10 Fun Ways to Upcycle Your Light Bulbs

DIY: 10 Fun Ways to Upcycle Your Light Bulbs

With the amount of light bulbs we go through, imagine how many lightbulbs we end up tossing away! The next time you come to change your light bulb, try making one of these ideas.       Light Bulb Spice Holder   Get instructions       Bumble Bee Light Bulb   Get instructions   […]

DIY: Make the Most of Your Mason Jars

DIY: Make the Most of Your Mason Jars

How many bartamanat salsa and honey do you have at home? A zillion, right? And for some reason we just can’t throw them away, hoping that one day we’ll re-purpose them into something creative. Now is that time!     Preserves   Get instructions     Candy Jars   Get instructions     Bathroom Organizer […]

DIY: 10 Creative Ways to Reuse Your Bottle Caps

DIY: 10 Creative Ways to Reuse Your Bottle Caps

Every day, hundreds of thousands of bottle caps are thrown away without a single thought as to what will happen to them. But did it ever cross your mind that you can create unique and creative masterpieces with these leftovers? With these upcycle products, you’ll never want to throw your bottle caps away again!   […]

8 Egyptian Design Studios Going Green

8 Egyptian Design Studios Going Green

The design industry in Egypt is slowly emerging and even though we still suffer from “3o2det el khawaga”, there are many design studios that produce high quality products and exceptional designs locally. What’s extraordinary about these specific young designers is their commitment to creating designs through some kind of social good, be it encouraging local […]

Q&A: Heba Serag Eldin, Founder of the Fashion Garage

Q&A: Heba Serag Eldin, Founder of the Fashion Garage

Winter will soon be a mere memory (remember when it snowed?) and, as the seasons change, now is the perfect time to revitalize your closet. Take the time to gather up all your unwanted clothing items and, this Friday, Feb. 28, head to Zamalek. Heba Serag Eldin’s Fashion Garage is back and offers the perfect […]