Circular Economy: Inspired by Nature for Nature

Circular Economy: Inspired by Nature for Nature

We live in a throw-away culture. Globally, people throw away about 3.5 million tons of waste a day – an estimated 880 000 tons of this is plastic. Businesses produce goods for sale and the packaging for those goods. We buy them, use them and then throw them away. And...
Why Upcycling Suits Katekani Moreku’s Design Style

Why Upcycling Suits Katekani Moreku’s Design Style

Katekani Moreku who was brought up in a small village in Bushbuckridge in the north east part of South Africa is as surprised as his family that he has become a fashion designer. Welverdiend is not a place where art and design are considered career options. But it is...

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