Turning the used hotel soap into fresh new bars, beneficiaries of Jarosław Kędroń’s Resoap Project include an array of Polish orphanages, Ukrainian refugee organisations and, even, charitable missions as far afield as Cameroon.
The unique cloth paintings, composed of recycled materials from car factories, sewing workshops, upholstery warehouses and second hand clothes shops, include depictions of Vermeer’s ‘Girl with the Pearl Earring’, Van Gogh’s ‘Sunflowers’, a self-portrait of Frida Kahlo, and Da Vinci’s ‘Lady with an Ermine’.
VIDEO: Concerned about the amount of plastic waste being produced by disposable 3-ply face masks, the students came up with a device called XTRUDE ZERO which disinfects the face masks before turning them into a reusable multipurpose polymer pellet that can be subsequently used again in the manufacture of a wide range of plastic parts.
Built almost entirely from empty wine and beer bottles, the house in Jasło has been christened KARP and will be used by local fishermen.
Designer Mateusz Sipiora’s silver scooter is not only eco-friendly, but weighing just 1kg, is also super lightweight.
The technology could help reduce plastic waste, a major source of global pollution.
The organisation includes some of the country’s biggest retailers and food producers.
Figures from Eurostat show a dramatic growth in the battery recycling done in Poland with over 500 percent more batteries recycled in 2018 compared to 2010.
Inspired by the increasingly popular kombucha fermented tea, MakeGrowLab’s Babcha Boy helps not only with the fermentation of tea, but also of local herbs, fruits and vegetables.
The machines can offer rewards such as cinema tickets and shopping vouchers to encourage people to recycle their waste.