“When I design I challenge what a material or textile can be. I love to discover a new purpose and reveal a new beauty in something that many would otherwise overlook”
I always say 'It's only waste if we waste its potential' and I really believe that and I think that if we start to look at waste in a new light - it's actually pretty exciting what can be made.
The Eco Hero Award, brought to you by Clean Coasts and Leave No Trace, recognises individuals that have taken environmental action within their chosen sport or outdoor pursuit, and encouraged others to follow their example.
"Cleaning and prepping any piece before you start is the most important step"
"I realised how much untapped possibilities there are for business opportunity and product design if we look at waste as a resource. I felt that a platform for the designers and makers who are challenging how we think about waste was needed - to promote what they do and how they think"