Haunting images of an obsolete technology dump in Ghana. Credits to Pieter Hugo for exploring a topic relevant to all readers–where do you think all your sh*t ends up?
An in-depth look of the Japanese recycling industry by Leon Kaye and the Guardian. It turns out the Japanese philosophy of kaizen (continuous improvement) has helped drive innovation in recycling. Inspiring stuff. http://www.guardian.co.uk/sustainable-business/japan-recycling-waste-recovery?CMP
So this week in the Goodone studio we are uploading several new styles to the shop with Aran knit to keep you warm and cosy now we have turned the corner towards winter. We have been doing some research into Aran knitting, it is rumoured that the patterns in these complex knits were originally developed [...]
A great way to combine wine and recycling! unconsumption: It’s wine o’clock (somewhere) … Time to share a wine-related repurposing find: Corks wired together to make a durable doormat — made by Sarah Racha (spotted in her Etsy shop). Sarah says: This doormat measures 29 x 20 1/2 inches and is made up of 284 corks. Each cork [...]
unconsumption: Shipping palette + old soda bottles = vertical herb garden. The project of using a shipping palette to make an herb garden is one that I originally saw on Instructables. The concept is that you water the top plant and it drains through to the plant below that and then to the plant below [...]
Aw, we like a good sappy love story…especially if it involves recycling!