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Recycling electronic equipment

  • Posted: Apr 29, 2009
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Recycling electronic equipment

We are surrounded by electronic equipment, devices developed and produced to make our lives easier. Today even the simplest of household appliance such as your toaster boasts an electronic circuit board. And as our dependency on personal technology such as laptops, cellphones and printers increases so does the tons of e-waste in our landfills.

What is e-waste and why should it not land in a landfill?
Electronic waste, e-Waste, is the term used for electronic goods that came to the end of their lives, basically anything that runs on batteries or electricity is e-waste.

Examples of e-waste include; batteries, computer equipment, cell-phones, cameras, small and large household appliances ranging from TV’s to toasters.

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DIY Painting

  • Posted: Apr 20, 2009
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DIY Painting

A room looks wonderful with a fresh coat of DIY Painting. But if you have a “love-hate” relationship with painting, you’ll want to read these tips on getting a great finished product. You might even enjoy the project as much as the finished product!

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New Life for Old Furniture

  • Posted: Apr 20, 2009
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New Life for Old Furniture

In Home-Dzine-Online we asked our readers to send us old furniture that we could work our makeover magic on, to restore or transform these pieces to give them a new life – or a new purpose.

We were overwhelmed by the response and it certainly kept us busy for a couple of weeks. Here are just some of the projects – and the easy solutions – that we transformed.  Bear in mind before you start any project that you need to look closely at the design and manufacture of the piece to determine how you can take it apart and put back together again.

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