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12 Ways To Turn Your Rubbish Into Riches

Some people see trash. But you see treasure. Meet some more people who see trash differently on the new season of Human Resources from Participant Media — airing every Friday at 10 e/p, only on Pivot.

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1. Recast your rubbish as a noble alpaca:

Bob Bob (CC BY http://2.0) / Via Flickr: bobaliciouslondon

2. Transform old boots into elegant flowerpots:

3. Upcycle old bits of wood into a magnificent bird city:

Karen Roe (CC BY http://2.0) / Via Flickr: karen_roe

4. Recreate the earth with old bits of plastic:

Tama Leaver (CC BY http://2.0) / Via Flickr: tamaleaver

5. Turn your nanna's tea set into a decorative herb garden:

6. Adorn your speakers with candy wrappers:

theimpulsivebuy (CC BY-SA http://2.0) / Via Flickr: theimpulsivebuy

7. Transform flat tires into colorful planters:

Memphis CVB (CC BY-ND http://2.0) / Via Flickr: ilovememphis

8. Plastics can be crocheted to make cute succulent pots:

que ondà/microonda (CC BY http://2.0) / Via Flickr: carondulais

9. Decorate your chairs with old comics: (CC BY-SA http://2.0) / Via Flickr: thriftyuk

10. Beer cans love being made into small transportation units:

MunicipioPinas (CC BY-SA http://2.0) / Via Flickr: municipiopinas

11. Colorful plastics are perfect for adding some character to your car:

macinate (CC BY http://2.0) / Via Flickr: macinate

12. And pull tabs can be upcycled into an elegant purse:

Claudia Zimmer (CC BY-ND http://2.0) / Via Flickr: poptoplady

Human Resources is taking the trash out of TV. Check it out every Friday at 10 E/P, only on Pivot!

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