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Benefit of Handmade Jewelry

Posted by Palak Modi on

  Buying handmade jewelry is an easy place to start when you’re looking to create a sustainable consumption pattern. Not only, so many beautiful handmade items available, but each item also has so much to offer the giver and the buyer.• No machine: Handmade jewelry created beautifully with art and efforts, meaning each piece is truly unique. No machine means no power and so the jewelry is more sustainable!• The Time: Good says "Every piece of jewelry tells a story". Artists invest their precious time for each handcrafted item of jewelry, creating the piece with a significance that just cannot...

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From Trash to Treasure

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Everyone is aware that there are ease to recycling. Not only does it diminish the amount of waste going into hazardous waste dump, but innovative recycling can also lessen an abundance of toxic gases given by cracking things down commercially. In Ghana, the resources have long known the benefits of innovative upcycling. They were crumbling down old glass and bottles in a motive of creating winsome trade bead emulations. Now a days, Recycled beads are one of the prime exports and are recognizable for their irregular shape and grainy finish.Making paper beads is a long-established craft as old as the...

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Art from Recycled Beads

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  Mattive makes bracelets and necklaces from recycled plastic, paper and glass wastes. The shop is dedicated to bringing awareness to different environmental and humanitarian causes. Their beads are handmade in Ghana and Indonesia by local bead-makers and artisans, and each one of their beads is individually handcrafted. A bead is a small, ornamental object that is fabricated in a variety of shapes and sizes from a material such as stone, bone, shell, glass, plastic, wood or pearl and with a small hole for threading or stringing. Inspired by "thebeadchest"

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How is plastic recycling done?

Posted by Maria Gabrentina on

Hi! In reference from my previous blog post, this time, I am here to explain how plastic recycling is done.   1. Sorting- Sorting out plastics manually or automatically to remove all the dirt, debris, or other stuff that got stuck on it.   2. It gets melted down and is formed into a new shape or they shred it first into flakes, melts it down and then form into a plastic as we see today.

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How is Textile recycling done?

Posted by Maria Gabrentina on

How is textile recycling done? Hi, I am here to explain (in simple terms) how textile recycling is done.   1. Used fabrics are sorted out by material and color. They sort them out by color so that it does not need to be re-dyed.   2. A machine shreds the textiles into fibers. Then turn into a yarn.   3. The machine cleans the yarn and undergoes a process called "Carding."   4. Re-spinning of the yarn is done to form a weave or a knit.   From: https://www.thebalancesmb.com/the-basics-of-recycling-clothing-and-other-textiles-2877780     This is my most basic explanation of the...

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