Rubbish bin made from waste

In a unique collaboration, SMaRT Centre Green Ceramic tiles made from waste coffee cups have been used to help build new rubbish bins in the city of Canberra.

Partnering with Spark Furniture of South Australia and the ACT Government's City Renewal Authority, old coffee cups help create a new bin as part of the Canerra City renewal initiatve.

ACT rubbish bin - Spark2

During part of the COVID-19 lockdown, the collaboration collected single use coffee cups that were transformed into Green Ceramic tiles that form the outer skin of Spark's newly designed bin enclosure.

This project was made possible with a grant from City Renewal Authority

This is yet another initiative involving SMaRT's innovative technologies to reform waste into value added products that showcases the endless possibilities that can be created by treating waste as a renewable resource.

It shows we can now find a second life for items destined to landfill, including items not often recylced, such as clothing, coloured glass and car windows.

See this post on LinkedIn by Spark Furniture.

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