Like Recycling but Better: Upcycling | The Future of Waste | Scoop.it

The philosophy of upcycling is, broadly, that the stuff you throw away shouldn't just return to the marketplace to be reused, it should come back enhanced.


There are a number of companies leading the way with upcycling, including Yerdle, Upcycle It Now and Patagonia. Each takes a different approach to the challenge, each leading in their own way.


Relevant sites:

Yerdle: http://www.yerdle.com/

Upcycle It Now: http://www.upcycleitnow.com/

Patagonia: http://www.patagonia.com/us/common-threads/