One of the world’s most innovative and ambitious construction projects is set to be built in Copenhagen: a housing development that implements every single one of the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
The social entrepreneurs behind mimycri are turning migrants' broken and discarded rubber boats into designer bags and wallets - not only offering refugees meaningful jobs, but also helping to reduce plastic waste in the process.
The legend of MacGyver lives on in Frugal Digital. The research team can turn a mobile phone, lunchbox and flashlight into a low cost projector to facilitate education. And they can recreate annoying alarm clocks into useful health screening devices.
Kids outgrow their clothes faster than you can keep up with. But rather than stocking up on brand-new outfits that they'll grow out of in a few months, why not upcycle? Here are our top ten tips and tutorials to help you repurpose and renew.
In many parts of the world, second-hand or “vintage“ clothing is a style unto itself. Besides the fashion factor, recycling unwanted clothes has obvious benefits for the environment and there are a wide variety of uses for secondhand garments.