"The collection, by designer Stephen Burks, is fashioned out of aluminum mesh (the stuff that your basic generic patio furniture is made of, but more light weight), woven through with a synthetic fiber made of recycled packaging mixed with recyclable polyethylene. It ends up looking kind of like a cross between wicker and tile. And it definitely makes for a classier look than most food-wrapper-covered porches."
Republished with thanks to Grist.org
THIS is UPcycling, the way it should be done -- creating desirable objects from waste which doesn't remind you that it is made from waste materials...
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