What’s the Next Level for Upcycling?
Now that you’ve learned what upcycling is why it should be done vs. recycling how you can get involved in more of it happening and what some inventive companies are doing with it I’ve got a question for you: What’s next?Read full story
Who’s up to some Upcycling?
So now that you’re up to speed on what upcycling is let’s see who’s out there, doing some upcycling.Read full story
Diving into the 4th R
I collect trash for a living. Not behind a truck, but behind a desk. Let me back up. My company takes what might otherwise be thought of as waste, and makes it in to new and interesting products. But that’s not what I’m here to write about today. I’m here to tell you how trash [...]Read full story
Recycling, Good. Upcycling, Better.
If you’re like most average Americans, recycling has become a normal part of your life. At a minimum, you recycle your newspapers and aluminum cans, maybe your glass and plastic too, depending on where you live and what they accept. Definitely, kudos to you for playing your part.Read full story
Recycling, Check. Upcycling, What’s That?
You’ve heard of and most likely practice some recycling. But have you heard of upcycling? It’s as the name suggests, using materials for the same or higher purpose tha n they were first used. First coined by William McDonaugh, a renowned architect, designer, and author of Cradle To Cradle he saw that instead of looking [...]Read full story