The deadline for submission to be included in the 1000 Ideas for Creative Reuse book by Gareth Johnson of has been extended to March 13, 2009. (via)

Adventure Ecology and Sculpt the Future are sponsoring a "trash to treasure" art and functional item competition. The purpose is: "To show how discarded items can be redesigned into works of art as well as functional everyday items." Entries are due May 1, 2009.