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Turning plastic trash into high fashion | Global Ideas | DW.DE | 05.03.2013

Turning plastic trash into high fashion | Global Ideas | DW.DE | 05.03.2013 | ayubia national park | Scoop.it
An initiative in Burkina Faso is tying together eco protection with women's empowerment. The group fashions skirts and handbags from used plastic bags. The proceeds go towards improving the lives of the seamstresses.

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Susan Davis Cushing's curator insight, March 18, 2013 9:38 PM

Ten Years later: a full-circle plastics recycling project that enables, trains and educates the women involved. Compare this with a projects that "gives' a pair of shoes to someone when another pair is puhcased. One pair of shoes will not change a person's life. Training, providing earnings, a repurposing the dearth of plastics in the evironment is a project model we can all get behind. sdc

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Recycled Island

Recycled Island | ayubia national park | Scoop.it

A Dutch company named Rotterdam WHIM Architectur offers to transform a huge slab of plastic into a Hawaii-sized island made entirely out of plastic waste. This project for a plastic island in the Pacific, entitled Recycled Island, says it will clean up the oceans, create a new land, and construct a sustainable habitat. This provocative garbage island project, however shocking it may seem does draw attention to the massive problems caused by plastic waste.


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[infographic] Recycling Guide and Green Facts

[infographic] Recycling Guide and Green Facts | ayubia national park | Scoop.it

This infographic gives some great information about recycling. It includes facts about the different materials that can be recycled, what Americans throw away, as well as the top 10 greenest states in the US, of which Vermont tops the list...


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So informative!

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