Recycling Projects for the Evil Genius / Edition 1

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Overview

Have some thoroughly green evil fun!

This wickedly 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—all on the cheap!

Recycling Projects for the Evil Genius:

  • Features step-by-step instructions and helpful illustrations
  • Covers essential safety measures
  • Reveals the scientific principles behind the projects
  • Removes the frustration factor—all required parts are listed, along with sources

Make your own green:

  • Household cleaners
  • Laundry soap
  • Citrus oil extract
  • Pest and weed control solutions
  • Recycled plastic lumber and landscape blocks
  • Recycled asphalt shingle paver bricks and road patch compound
  • Concrete paper mache blocks, garden walls, stepping stones, and structures
  • Solar-powered composter
  • Garden-friendly charcoal
  • And more

Each fun, inexpensive, and slightly wicked Evil Genius 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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071736121
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 8/12/2010
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 11.00 (w) x 11.28 (h) x 0.53 (d)

Meet the Author

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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Table of Contents

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; Index

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