Upcycling

Brand Activation & Immersion Sperry Sporters Can Ask Alexa How To Reduce Environmental Footprint

The footwear retailer is raising awareness among consumers on ocean pollution with an Alexa Skill called Sperry Waterkeeper

Children Westin Is Upcycling Hotel Bedding Into Pajamas For Children In Need

The hospitality giant is reducing its environmental footprint while contributing to a cause in an initiative called Threadforward

Grocery, Convenience & Supermarket Indian Startup Fights Pollution By Upcycling Rotting Temple Flowers

Collecting the discarded religious flower petals, Help Us Green intends to curb river pollution by using the plants to make incense

Design Swedish Design Studio Creates Homewares Using Recycled Waste

Malmö Upcycling Service reuses materials like brick, glass and sheet metal to make household objects while reducing manufacturing waste

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel Inflate This Upcycled Suitcase With A Bicycle Pump

A space-saving bag from Freitag uses a thin inflatable tube instead of a metal frame

Fashion & Apparel Eco-Designer Turns Recycled Plastic Bags Into Jackets

Tricia Cheeney is making a winter jacket out of 214 used plastic shopping bags, plus other upcycled products

Design Upcycled Backpack Is Made From Scrap Car Materials

With a stylish appearance, this backpack makes use of repurposed car materials for a unique and functional bag

Fitness & Sport Championship Tennis Balls Are Repurposed Into Portable Speakers

HearO took tennis balls from the 2016 Wimbledon Championship and turned them into unique Bluetooth speakers

Advertising Business Cards Are Upcycled From Cotton T-Shirts

A printing company takes the leftover scraps from cotton T-shirt molds and turns them into paper for business cards

Home Textile Dyes Are Made From Repurposed Food Scraps

A textile workshop in Paris mixes dyes together using leftover food materials and plants

Food & Beverage Upcycled Chopsticks Are Turned Into New Pieces Of Furniture

A startup company in Vancouver, Canada takes the city's discarded chopsticks and turns them into wooden decor

Advertising Nike's Air Max Shoeboxes Are Made From Recycled Cartons And Coffee Lids

Instead of cardboard, these boxes are made up of a translucent, ecologically friendly material

Fashion & Apparel Handbags Crafted From An Old NFL Stadium

People for Urban Progress is an up-cycling program that tackles the waste problem of big demolitions

Advertising Upcycled MacBook Sleeve Made from Coffee Sack

Presso Design adds Italian leather to coffee sacks for a rustic but luxurious laptop carrier