I have been a recycling prepper for the past 15 years. No this doesn’t mean that I am a tree huger I am far from it. It come from the fact I am frugal with my money. Anything I can make from recycled materials or from things just lying around the house, the more money I save from having to buy it at a big box store.
Not only has recycled prepping saved me money, but it has made me more self reliant. This is why today I am launching the Recycle Prep & Survival page. This section will be dedicated to recycled prepping and survival projects and will feature how to videos and instructions for all the projects.
The following video is a presentation on recycled prepping I gave at The Annual Preppers Meet in Horning’s Mills Ontario, the town where Bruce Beach’s ARK II is located.
Keep checking back, I will be adding new projects often.
As the number of baby boomers experiencing disaster-related incidents rise, the growing concerns over how to cope with the challenges and these incidents pose become prominent. It is noteworthy to mention that older adults made up 65% of the victims of the recent tsunami in Japan and half of hurricane Sandy’s victims, as well, as reported by John Feather and Jennifer Campbell in their article in The Huffington Post.
Elderly people need to take initiative in conceptualizing a well-defined and well-planned preparedness guide for any disasters to equip them in preparation for the doomed uncertainties life has to offer. The vulnerability most elderly people poses in the face of catastrophes produces concerns also over the urgent need for them to make preparations in advance in facing the worst possible scenarios life may offer.
The Ontario Preparedness Event is a joint effort between several prepper and survivalist groups across Ontario. This annual event is the largest of its kind featuring dozens of special guests, giveaways, door prizes, vendor tables and experts in a variety of prepper and survival-related fields. It a free and is otherwise a non-profit event although we will have fundraisers to assist in covering the associated costs. This year’s event will be held at the Community Hall in Horning’s Mills and the ARK 2 Nuclear Fall-out shelter. The ARK 2 Fallout shelter was created on the National Geographic show ‘Doomsday Preppers’ featuring retired radiologist Bruce Beech. Free Camping will be available outside the ‘bunker’ for the entire weekend and everyone is welcome to stay. Read more »