The Environmental, Social and Personal benefits of Upcycling!

“Upcycling is the process of regenerating and breathing new life into previously old and dated items. When the process is done correctly, old items are made to appear brand new. Upcycling has two primary advantages when compared to purchasing new. Firstly it is significantly cheaper than buying brand new, secondly it is far more environmentally friendly giving you peace of mind.”

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The environmental benefits of upcycling are mammoth, aside from minimising the volume of discarded materials and waste being sent to landfill each year, it also reduces the need for production using new or raw materials which means a reduction in air pollution, water pollution, greenhouse gas emissions and often a conservation of global resources. Naturally, we are huge fans of the upcycling phenomenon and want to encourage everyone else to jump on board. So we’ve put together a little fact sheet with all the things you need to know to guide you along your eco-friendly journey…

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