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A review on upcycling: Current body of literature, knowledge gaps and a way forward
(World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, 2015-04-13)
Upcycling is a process in which used materials are converted into something of higher value and/or quality in their second life. It has been increasingly recognised as one promising means to reduce material and energy use, ...
Sarah Turner–Eco-artist and designer through craft-based upcycling
(Craft Research, 2015-03-01)
Sarah Turner is an eco-artist and designer who practices craft-based upcycling with waste plastic bottles and cans to create lighting, sculpture and decorative home interior products. Since 1998, her enthusiasm, creativity ...
Individual upcycling practice: Exploring the possible determinants of upcycling based on a literature review
(The Centre for Sustainable Design, 2014-11-04)
Individual upcycling – the creation or creative modification of any product out of used materials in an attempt to generate a product of higher quality or value than the compositional elements – has recently been advocated ...
Developing Interventions for Scaling Up UK Upcycling
(Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2019-07-19)
Upcycling presents one of many opportunities for reducing consumption of materials and energy. Despite recent growth evidenced by increasing numbers of practitioners and businesses based on upcycling, it remains a niche ...
Challenges and opportunities for scaling up upcycling businesses – The case of textile and wood upcycling businesses in the UK
Upcycling is a process in which used or waste products and materials are repaired, reused, repurposed, refurbished, upgraded and remanufactured in a creative way to add value to the compositional elements. It has been part ...
Embedding sustainability in design education: the case of design project on systemic changes for sustainable businesses based on upcycling
(Leeds Arts University, 2019-11-26)
Sustainable design education has become a prevalent practice in design education. Ramirez’s (2007) worldwide survey shows that the majority of the programmes have either compulsory or optional modules on sustainable design. ...