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Recycling Projects for the Evil Genius

Handbook / Manual

By: Russel Gehrke

256 pages, illustrations

Tab Electronics

Paperback | Sep 2010 | #193048 | ISBN-13: 9780071736121
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NHBS Price: £16.99 $22/€19 approx

About this book

This inventive guide explains how to create a variety of practical, environmentally friendly items you can use for yourself or resell for profit. "Recycling Projects for the Evil Genius" is filled with detailed directions on how to successfully complete each green project and discusses important safety issues.

Using easy-to-find components and tools, this do-it-yourself book shows you how to brew up green cleaners, transform all types of paper into building materials, safety rid your home and yard of pests, and much more.

Each project includes a detailed list of materials, sources for parts, schematics, and lots of clear, well-illustrated instructions for easy assembly. The larger workbook-style layout and convenient two-column format make following the step-by-step instructions a breeze.


Chapter 1. My Shade of Green
Chapter 2. Recycling the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Chapter 3. Greening Up Household Cleaners
Chapter 4. Greening Up with Safer Pest Controls
Chapter 5. Recycling Plastics and Composite Projects
Chapter 6. Recycling Paper and Cardboard Fiber Projects
Chapter 7. Solar-Powered Compost Projects
Chapter 8. Clean with Green Projects
Chapter 9. Home-Friendly Green Pest and Weed Control Projects
Chapter 10. Just-for-Fun Projects and 101 Cool Tips
Chapter 11. Making Money with the Items You've Made and Sources


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Russel Gehrke is an engineer and inventor well-known in alternative energy circles. He is a professional consultant and chief technical officer for Agrifuels, LLC, and has been featured on the Discovery Channel and in several episodes of the syndicated television show "Coolfuel Roadtrip", his own pilot TV show, "The Eco Outlaws", and the History Channel's "Modern Marvels". Mr. Gehrke has built hot rods for Willie Nelson and custom motorcycles for John Paul DeJoria, Merle Haggard, and others. He is the inventor of "The Green Box," a patent-pending technology that combines multiple sources of affordable renewable energies to produce electricity for the home owner in a more cost-effective way. He is also the author of "Renewable Energies for Your Home".

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