"We work with left-over materials and “left out people” to make our products. We don’t want to add to the garbage pile, but make it smaller with every product we make" - Carlijn Bartels, Ressies Redesign
Upcycling. It's commonly confused with recycling - but it is not the same thing. And it is perhaps, often misunderstood. It can be a key contributor to making the world function in a more sustainable way. So, I thought I'd answer the top three questions that I get asked - almost on the daily - in order to break down what exactly it is and to highlight why it matters so much.