Process waste products into new materials and even upgrade them. Upcycling is a real art. We present trends such as zero waste and the reduction of plastic and packaging or their reuse.
From old to new - and higher quality
Upcycling is about converting waste and what appears to be useless into new, better quality products. Correspondingly, with this form of recycling, the value of the re-used or re-used starting product is increased. Here you can find out exactly how upcycling can be implemented, tips for everyday life and which brands have already integrated the sustainable approach into their practices.
DIY inspiration for creative minds
Clever DIY ideas prove that things that seem old or unusable are far from being. Be it a self-sewn wallet from an old pair of jeans or a raised bed from the bed that would otherwise have ended up in the bulky waste - creative ideas for upcycling let old treasures shine in new splendor.
Interior fans can get inspiration here and find exclusive ideas for individual furnishings. With useful tips on technical know-how, anyone can use textiles or old furniture in an imaginative way. Upcycling can often result in unique items that have completely new functions.
Zero waste companies: upcycling as a production process
If you are not enthusiastic about manual activities, you can discover responsible brands here that integrate upcycling into their production processes. Fashion brands in particular are increasingly specializing in upcycling production waste, cut-offs and deadstock in order to act in the spirit of zero waste. This creates high-quality products without polluting the environment through the exploitation of resources or emissions associated with production processes. We'll show you where to find these sustainable high-end products.
Upcycling means an effective contribution to environmental protection
The reduction of waste, the minimization of the ecological footprint and the general protection of the planet are increasingly part of the life philosophy of many people. In your own household as well as in industry. Upcycling is one of the concepts through which the environment can be actively protected by closing product life cycles in the sense of the circular economy. A positive side effect of the sustainable trend: upcycling has a liberating effect, as it is consumed consciously and order is created.