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Trash (waste) site fires in Latvia continue. Second big fire 2017.

Second trash site this year (2017) is set on fire in Latvia. This time it is in Brocēnu region, Remte. I will update this entry with links to the news sites: Latvian social media on Remte fire. There is no … Continue reading

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A lot of plastic waste openly burn in Latvia

People in the world. Please share this information, so that at some point it reaches European Commission or other European institution upon which the Republic of Latvia is dependent as a member state of EU. There is really a lot … Continue reading

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How to extend operational life of garden solar lamps

Most of my garden lamps I did not buy. I found them in the trash during my one-euro-job times. Apparently people threw them out as soon as they did not work. But these lamps are very easy to fix. Most … Continue reading

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Plastic plague 3. One-euro-job for ecology. Autumn 2015.

Two years have passed since my last one-euro-job. During this time trash only kept on appearing in my neighbourhood. So I applied again for three months since October 2015 until the end of the year.

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How to make new tire for wheelbarrow out of two old tires

 This is made in Korea 50 eur aluminium wheelbarrow. It’s rubber tires lasted three years, then they started to crack revealing inner tube. As I used it to transport hay, inner tube was soon pinched. Inner tube could be patched, … Continue reading

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How to fix a broken mp3 player

MP3 player – model BENQ Joybee 130 – this old mp3 player has a good option to change accu without soldering iron. Just replace AAA type accu (a common and not expensive accu available in almost every electronics shop) when … Continue reading

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How to save socks and what to do with broken socks

Socks protect your feet from your shoes and your shoes from your feet. Before there were socks, people just wrapped linen cloth around their feet. Socks save your time, compared to cloth, but are more expensive and get holes easier. … Continue reading

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