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Challenges and support for scaling up upcycling businesses in the UK: Insights from small-business entrepreneurs
(IOS Press, 2017-11-01)
Upcycling is the creation or modification of a product from used materials, components and products which is of equal or higher quality or value than the compositional elements. Within the context of increased product ...
Sarah Turner–Eco-artist and designer through craft-based upcycling
(Craft Research, 2015-03-01)
Sarah Turner is an eco-artist and designer who practices craft-based upcycling with waste plastic bottles and cans to create lighting, sculpture and decorative home interior products. Since 1998, her enthusiasm, creativity ...
Individual upcycling practice: Exploring the possible determinants of upcycling based on a literature review
(The Centre for Sustainable Design, 2014-11-04)
Individual upcycling – the creation or creative modification of any product out of used materials in an attempt to generate a product of higher quality or value than the compositional elements – has recently been advocated ...
Developing Interventions for Scaling Up UK Upcycling
(Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2019-07-19)
Upcycling presents one of many opportunities for reducing consumption of materials and energy. Despite recent growth evidenced by increasing numbers of practitioners and businesses based on upcycling, it remains a niche ...
Challenges and opportunities for scaling up upcycling businesses – The case of textile and wood upcycling businesses in the UK
Upcycling is a process in which used or waste products and materials are repaired, reused, repurposed, refurbished, upgraded and remanufactured in a creative way to add value to the compositional elements. It has been part ...
Multi-Stakeholder Perspectives on Scaling up UK Fashion Upcycling Businesses
(Taylor and Francis, 2020-04-21)
Fashion upcycling, the process of using waste clothing and textiles to create new products, is an alternative to business-as-usual practices which can effectively address concerns on excessive consumption of energy and ...