How to Grow Urban Potatoes

There’s many clever ways of making good use of space in small gardens. The simplicity and practicality of potato grow bags just makes so much sense – particularly in small urban food gardens, verge gardens, balcony gardens – but also for any kitchen garden that wants to use vertical growing space too.


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SHEDSISTENCE / hat tip to sean david burke of unboxedhouse

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The waste mountain of coffee cups – BBC News

Every day hundreds of thousands of Britons put their coffee cup into a recycling bin. They’re wrong – those cups aren’t recyclable, and the UK throws away 2.5 billion of them a year. It must stop, writes Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall.

Source: Viewpoint: The waste mountain of coffee cups – BBC News

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A Bangladeshi inventor has created an electricity-free air conditioner out of plastic bottles


Ashis Paul has figured out how to re-purpose plastic bottles into a low-cost, easy-to-make, revolutionary cooling system that can help the country’s poorest better tolerate the sweltering summer heat. The AC unit also adds to the list of ways plastic bottles can be recycled.