Inspired by circular economy, where products are designed to last, reuse and repaired. Our current linear model will exhaust the earth's natural resources while leaving an abundance of waste materials.
Roughly one-third of all food produced on Earth is either wasted or lost somewhere along the way from the farm to our bellies, according to a 2011 report from the United Nations' Food and Agricultural Organization. That translates to about 1.3 billion metric tons of food loss per year. Recrafted.work features zero waste restaurants and upcycled food tech companies that beings to solve the food waste problems.
The development of engineered timber could herald a new era of eco-friendly ‘plyscrapers.’ See the growing list of proposed and completed wooden environmentally friendly skyscrapers around the world. Since most modern skyscrappers are made using concrete and cement as cement production is the fastest-growing source of CO2 emissions according to recent UN Environmental Program Report, and accounts for 5-8% of world wide contribution.
Artist as Activists
Artists throughout history have used their art to tell their story. whether to document historical events or as a form of protest. Some of the artists featured uses found objects, trash to create beautiful art.
Upcycling creatively transforms the products you already own in order to cut down on waste. It’s nothing new, but with global warming threatening the future, there’s no better time to start doing it yourself. Creating a more sustainable closet requires little more than a few pieces of clothing you already own. A cozy old sweater can quickly be updated with a little imagination. Those jeans you haven’t worn in years are just begging to be transformed into a cute pair of shorts or a denim skirt. A smattering of creativity can revive your tired wardrobe.