Trash to Treasure Upcycling

Trash to Treasure Upcycling

Dispose | Kimi Lam | Sat & Sun 2m – 3pm

Hong Kong throws away 43,000 tonnes of drink cartons each year – enough to fill 17 sports Stadiums in just one day.

Whilst most materials are designed to be recycled, sadly Hong Kong currently sends them straight to landfill instead! Made of composite materials, such as glue, paper and aluminum, their structure is not complicated – but cannot be properly recycled here as we don’t have the proper facilities. What then, can we do about such a problem? If we can’t recycle why not re-create?! Instead of thinking of our waste as garbage, learn how to make something useful from it instead. Turn your trash into treasure!

In this workshop participants will understand the basics of how to up-cycle, and will gain hands on experience to make their ownpersonalised card purse, wallet or travel document holder.