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YIUCO

All about upcycling

Yiuco is the place where we develop, ideas and actions   concerning   the exploitation, upgrading of transformation of “useless” or waste materials and products into new materials or products of better quality or better environmental value. This is Upcycling, a cyclical economy, is the effort to minimize losses by closing the circle of materials and energy.

Is achieved through long lasting design, maintenance, repair, reuse and remanufacturing. Creates jobs, saves resources, prevents waste and protects the environment.

Our goal is to inform, educate and organize actions with your participation. To think, design and create new, longer-lasting products that will be recycled more easily and reused instead of ending up as waste.

Upcycle at Home This Summer

Our experts review some of this year’s hottest tips for upcycling at home this summer

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Expert advice and in-depth features for upcycling

Wastelandscape

French architect Clémence Eliard and artist Elise Morin created this CD Wasteland instalation. The designers used over 65,000 recycled CDs and form the 500sq.m Wastelandscape art installation at

Maezm

While reading these lines, I thought that I have nothing to refrase. Taken from Maezm Studio "RE_LOVE' was created in two processes of work under the same title. For

The Hive

Kristiina Lahde is a Canadian artist who transforms old telephone books into complex architectural structures. Using patterns borrowed from nature, Lahde creates modular sculptures that emulates the structure

Clothespins

Crea-re Studio used wooden clothespins, actually re-used wooden clothespins, in order to design these rustic lamps. The wooden lamp shades are made from a metalic cylinder frame complete with

Plastic fantastic

Tomaas is a New York based fashion and art photographer who catched the Plastic Fantastic series of images. The model is staged with various plastic items such as