The week of June 13th – 21st marks one of the biggest events in the UK: Bike Week. During this time, over half a million ride their bicycles to the market, work, and beyond. Bike Week encourages us to experience the health, social and environmental benefits of biking. This year, the goal is to get participants to bike to work. If you are running an office, there are major benefits to encouraging your employees … Read more
Category Archives: Upcycling
Posted under Upcycling on September 3, 2014
Well, it is the latter of these two where many others have evidently seen them also, however they have chosen a slightly different use for them rather than their bags of food shopping.
You may have read a few of our previous blogs regarding some interesting … Read more
It’s Halloween, the day of fancy dress and the night of the undead. Tonight is the night where the spirit world is supposed to collide with our world and all sorts of ghostly goings on are said to occur and frighten the living.
The festival of Halloween is a pagan ritual which has become more and more popular in today’s society and culture. A common Halloween tradition is trick or treating. Trick or treating is … Read more
There was a time when wearing diamonds was considered cool. Thanks to movies like ‘Blood Diamond’ and a raging green-lifestyle trends, wearing a necklace made from discarded computer RAMs or a bracelet made from expired pills can be as cool today. The idea of turning something broken and wasteful into a beautiful piece of jewellery itself is exciting, as it invites you to be creative. Let’s take a look at what all could be used … Read more
40 years ago this month Pink Floyd released their legendary album Dark Side of the Moon. It subsequently remained in the Billboard charts for 741 weeks from 1973 to 1988 selling an estimated 50 million copies. As well as influencing just about every rock or pop musician since 1973 it is generally regarded as one of the greatest albums of all time alongside works like ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’, ‘Rumours’ and ‘Thriller’.… Read more
Upcycling is the idea that you can make something useful out of old items and recycled materials – ideally make something that can be more desirable than the original products. Not only is upcycling a great way to save money but it also makes a small contribution to reducing landfill. Upcycling is becoming surprisingly fashionable with clothing and interior designers.
At the Workplace Depot we thought it was about time that we looked at some … Read more
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