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Beyond the Circle

Question: Why don’t monkeys recycle their banana skins in the bins provided? Answer: They don’t need to. All their disposables are part of a natural supply chain.

Art Washed Ashore

How does an artist combat plastic pollution in his small corner of the world? Sublime speaks to New York-based Manaure Peñalver on transforming discarded buoys into environmental statement pieces.

Re-Inventing the Wheel

One of the largest sources of plastic pollution may be under your feet: tyres. Round and round they go, powering the global economy. Can we challenge end-of-life tyres?

Quarantine by Dr. Noki

Dr Noki, rehabilitator of the ragpile, even turns the idea of the ikon on its head in order to create his name. He cuts, stitches and embellishes to reinvent not only the fibres of an unwanted garment, but moral fibre itself. Taking the mass produced and turning it into one-off creations, Noki’s work has been turning heads for more than 20 years. But it seems like it’s only just now that he’s getting started. Photography: Charl Marais, Styling: Dr.Noki

The New DIY: Repair Cafés

Repair Cafés and Hackerspaces are two examples of new places & spaces that are emerging from a wave of grassroots organisations where people come together in ‘community workshops’ to experiment with, modify, make and fix products

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