Tag: upcycling


Article Title: A sustainable Christmas gift guide

A sustainable Christmas gift guide

There’s a reason they call Christmas the silly season. Unbridled consumption, maxed out credit cards, and crunching through the crisp piles of discarded gift wrap and ribbon settled on the ground afterward.


Article Title: Upcycling – a creative take on sustainable living

Upcycling – a creative take on sustainable living

In New Zealand, we send 2.5 million tonnes of waste to landfills each year, yet around three quarters of this could have been reused, recycled or composted. Upcycling is a great way to take action to combat waste. If more of us considered upcycling before acquiring something new, we’d collectively reduce our carbon footprint and preserve resources by using existing materials instead of contributing to the demand for new products.