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Kā atkal izmantot iepakojuma gumijas. How to reuse package rubbers.

Ja esat Zero Waste piekritējs un, piemēram, pērkat Dole bio banānus, tad noteikti ir iekrājušās mazās gumijas, ar kurām iepakojums aiztaisīts. Viens no veidiem, kā gumijas izmantot, ir dažādu elektrības vadu labošana. Piemēram, šeit ir atjaunots korpuss salauztam micro usb … 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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What to do with electric teapot that has broken lid mechanism

Some years ago we bought Kenwood electric teapot. I specially tried to get a metallic one so that it lasts longer and does not poison the water in it as plastic ones do. Unfortunately it had plastic mechanism for the … Continue reading

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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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Get rid of plastic handles

Has it ever happen to you, that a handle of a lid of a kitchen pot gets burned or broken? If not, then aren’t those plastic handles just ugly? It does not mean you have to promote landfill and through … Continue reading

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How to make old LP player spin again

If anyone of you still has one of those old soviet LP players (see picture above) I have an advice for those, whos gadget is not working. The most common problem of these things was not even a needle, but … Continue reading

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