What is upcyling?
You’ve heard the term upcycling, but you may not know what it really means. The concept is pretty simple – taking something that is disposable or would be thrown away (for a variety of reasons – broken, unwanted, etc.) and creating something new with it that adds value to it trough redesign and reconstruction.
Examples of upcycling:
One of our favorite examples of upcyling is using bike or tire inner tubes to create wallets and purses. Check out Re-Tired Robots on Etsy to see more examples: