Ideas for your remake workshop

In this blogpost I present some of all photos I’ve taken of ideas you could use when planning a remake workshop.

Plastic cups arranged as manets, bottles remade into fish. San Miguel de Salinas, Spain 2013.
Plastic cups arranged as manets, bottles remade into fish. San Miguel de Salinas, Spain 2013.

It’s important to use waste materials. Otherwise there is no environmental awareness building.

T-shirts and other fabric can easily get a new life.
T-shirts and other fabric can easily get a new life.

Up-cycling is when you make something more valuable out of your less valuable work materials, for example something broken and unrepairable.

When old DVD:s ans CD:s are heated, they change colour and evovle into bowls and candle holders.  Just a few minutes, 100 degrees Celcius
When old DVD:s ans CD:s are heated, they change colour and evovle into bowls and candle holders.
Just a few minutes, 100 degrees Celcius

I like to use materials that are not easily recycled. As an example CD:s are usually put in the “old fashioned” rubbish bin (burned or deposited).

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These flowers are made from old plasic bottles. Photo taken at feminist forum, Malmö, Sweden 2014.

 

You can make both huge and small creations.

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A joyful lamp shade.

The web page Bjussa.se is an online second hand service where everything you find is for free.
The web page Bjussa.se is an online second hand service where everything you find is for free.

On my web page Bjussa.se you can find lots of funriture and other materials to use for up-cycling and remake. Eveything you find is for free. You just need to pick it up yourself.

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Jag vill sprida kunskap och väcka tankar och engagemang i miljöfrågor. Därför driver jag företaget Viveco och arbetar som miljöutbildare och miljökonsult. Kontoret har jag i Norberg men jag är verksam över hela länet och landet.