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Upcycle 2018-04-30T14:31:59+00:00

Upcycle  Explained

A beginners guide to start upcycling

Upcycling (unlike recycling) is the practice of taking something that is disposable and transforming it into something of greater use and value, leading to a higher material and energy benefits.

Upcycling, also known as creative reuse.

Reuse is to use an item more than once. This includes conventional reuse where the item is used again for the same function, and new-life reuse where it is used for a new function.

In waste heriarchy Upcycling is between reuse and recycling , because is consumed less energy than recycling.

Creation or modification of a product from used materials, components or products which is of equal or higher quality or value than the compositional elements

(Sung, Cooper & Kettley 2014,Sung 2017).

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