RECYCLE/UPCYCLE

So what’s the difference between recycling and upcycling? Recycling is taking waste and turning it into a reusable source. Upcycling is a type of recycling, that turns waste into a better quality product. Take a look at these companies to see how these practices are put into play.

A

Aeon Row

Recycled fibers, send back old clothes for them to recycle

Anekdot

upcycle

B

Bead and Reel

recycle

F

Fibre Athletics

recycle

G

Girlfriend Collective

recycle

M

Mayamiko

upcycle

MUD jeans

recycle

N

Naja

recycle

P

Patagonia

recycle

S

Slumlove Sweater Co

recycle

T

Tonlé

recycle

V

Vetta

recycle

Y

YSTR

upcycle