Tag: reuse

It’s Coming… Art Supply Swap 2018

It’s Coming… Art Supply Swap 2018

Last year the library was packed with art supplies that I can’t wait to see what comes through the doors this time around. Give a second life to all those forgotten art and craft projects and donate them to the library for this free swap. 

Art Supply Swap

Art Supply Swap

Swap events can be exciting. Not only do you get to give a second life to things forgotten, you get to then focus on things that are important to you now. While working at Marion County I’ve had the opportunity to partner with the Salem 

Waste Matters Tabloid

Waste Matters Tabloid

The Waste Matters Tabloid allows Marion County Environmental Services to connect with residents and business annually through 8-page tabloid mailing. I was responsible for the content, graphic design, and supervised the printing of this piece for 2016 and 2017.

12 days of Reuse

12 days of Reuse

The first time I created a 12 days of Christmas series was in 2010, and this year I was lucky enough to create the series again for Marion County to promote reuse and waste reduction during the holidays. I produced 12 videos and shared them 

Water Bottle Bag

Water Bottle Bag

Plenty of people and places have banned the bottle….bottled water that is. There is even a website addressing the issue, Ban the Bottle dot Net. I’ve used my Klean Kanteen for years now to help cut down on waste as well as keep hydrated. But 

Cultural Craft Night- Russian Architecture

Cultural Craft Night- Russian Architecture

Cultural Craft Night- Russian Architecture 6/25, 6:30-7:30pm Howard Street Charter SchoolCome learn a bit about iconic Russian architecture. We’ll discuss some of the history and create our own iconic structures from reuse paper.¬†$3, pre-registration requiredCultural Craft Nights are sponsored by Marion Cultural Development Corp and 

June REUSE CHALLENGE-  2 liter bottles

June REUSE CHALLENGE- 2 liter bottles

Each month DIY Studio hosts a Reuse Challenge to encourage creatives to rethink and re-imagine. June’s challenge must include at least one 2 liter bottle.¬†Post your photos of your recreation¬†by midnight June, 23 on our timeline. The participant who earned the most likes by midnight, 

Cultural Craft Night- LGBT

Cultural Craft Night- LGBT

Cultural Craft Night- LGBT 5/28, 6:30-7:30pm Howard Street Charter School We are gearing up for LGBT Pride Month in June and will make rainbow bracelets from discarded paper and thread. We’ll also discuss some of the history and symbols of LGBT and well as discus 

REUSE CHALLENGE-  Junk Mail

REUSE CHALLENGE- Junk Mail

REUSE CHALLENGE- ¬†Junk Mail Each month DIY Studio hosts a Reuse Challenge to encourage creatives to rethink and re-imagine. May’s challenge must include at least one piece of junk mail. Post your photos of your recreation¬†on our facebook page by midnight May, 28. The participant 

Creative Reuse Challenge, March Water Bottles

Creative Reuse Challenge, March Water Bottles

Bottled water produces up to 1.5 million tons of plastic waste per year. According to¬†Food and Water Watch, that plastic requires up to 47 million gallons of oil per year to produce. And while the plastic used to bottle beverages is of high quality and 

Reuse Challenge: Water Bottle

Reuse Challenge: Water Bottle

3/1 ‚Äď 3/28, FREE! Each month DIY Studio hosts a Reuse Challenge to encourage creatives to rethink and reimagine. March‚Äôs challenge must include a water bottle. Post your photos of your recreation by midnight March, 28 on our¬†facebook timeline¬†or¬†email us¬†your hack.¬†¬†The participant who earned the 

Trashion at the Mid-Valley Green Awards

Trashion at the Mid-Valley Green Awards

DIY Studio was excited to be a part of the Mid-Valley Green Awards an event put on in partnership with Straub Environmental Center and Marion County Environmental Services. It was a lot of work, but also a lot of fun. The designers did an amazing 

DIY Studio’s Little Free Library is Keeping Salem Creative

DIY Studio’s Little Free Library is Keeping Salem Creative

  I love the Little Free Library concept and have been wanting to create one for DIY Studio for quite some time. Our neighbors banned together to create the first Little Free Library in Salem and I knew that DIY Studio and the residents of 

Kids Club DIY Kickoff

Kids Club DIY Kickoff

2/15, 2:00-3:00pm We are kicking off the first DIY.org kids club in Salem Oregon. This exciting opportunity allows children to explore their interests, meet others who share the same passions, ¬†get their hands dirty, and generally be awesome. Visit DIY Studio to learn more about