Tag: upcycling

Collective Upcycle

The St Clair/Superior neighborhood is one that I have not spent a lot of time in.  Other than those occasional pilgrimages to the Empress Tatu Ethiopean restaurant for that exotic, eat with your hands ethnic food experience, i can probably count on both hands the number of times i…

Recycling and Upcycling

Recycling and upcycling are different concepts… recycling puts the material back in the market as it was – cans become cans again, plastic bottles become plastic bottles. Upcycling takes a material and finds a new use for it, and creatively adapts it to a new life purpose. I found and displayed a number of examples on this blog post.