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Gift Cards are Here!

So you’ve looked and looked and can’t find just the right gift?  Have no fear, Lou’s got you covered.  You can now order a gift card for Lou’s Upcycles merchandise! Here’s how it works:  Email LousUpcycles at gmail.com and let Lou know the amount you would like to give.  You will then receive an invoice which … Continue reading »

2014 MREA Energy Fair

Wow!  What a fantastic weekend. Thanks, Wisconsin, for welcoming this upcycler into the fold.  Your enthusiasm for sustainable solutions is inspiring.   If you attended one of my workshops and would like more info, please feel free to download or view my presentation below: Lou’s Upcycles MREA Energy Fair Presentation

Have you seen the Story of Stuff?

When Annie Leonard and her friends at Free Range Studios set out in 2007 to share what she’d learned about the way we make, use and throw away Stuff, they thought 50,000 views would be a good result for her ‘20-minute cartoon about trash.’ Today, with over 15 million views and counting, The Story of Stuff is … Continue reading »

Gift Cards Now Available!

So you’ve looked and looked and can’t find just the right upcycled gift?  Have no fear, Lou’s got you covered.  You can now order a gift card for Lou’s Upcycles merchandise! Here’s how it works:  Email LousUpcycles at gmail.com and let me know the amount you would like to give.  I will send you an … Continue reading »

Upcycled flowers now available online

Thinking you want to give the gift of flowers that last? How about some fused plastic flowers; they are bright, colorful, and will say you care for a long time. These handmade lovlies are great for anniversaries, birthdays, Valentine’s, or just to say “Hey, I like you!” Created from studio scraps of fused plastic, each … Continue reading »

New Day Pouches are here!

Need to throw a few things into a bag and head out? Looking for an upcycled, fused plastic creation that doesn’t weigh a ton?  Are you traveling and you need to keep your passport, money, and gum in a pouch?  How about that concert you are going to, why bring a big pack when you … Continue reading »

My copy of Plastic Free has arrived, get yours too!

I have been following Beth Terry since 2007 when she decided to track her plastic consumption and waste.  Her book Plastic Free – How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too, is out now and on the way to my studio!  If you are interested in more about Beth Terry and her … Continue reading »

Start your journey with these videos

When Annie Leonard and her friends at Free Range Studios set out in 2007 to share what she’d learned about the way we make, use and throw away Stuff, they thought 50,000 views would be a good result for her ‘20-minute cartoon about trash.’ Today, with over 15 million views and counting, The Story of … Continue reading »