REWIRE
turning local waste into weaving wires

REWIRE

Originated from WOOF & WOW and Polymore-Wire this project is a local solution to plastic pollution with special attention to the social-economical context of marginalised communities . The project aims to eventually develop a replicable model for the up-cycling of plastic waste into hand-woven products

Better Future Factory has created this simple tool that turns every PET bottle into a strong wire, ready to be used over and over again.

Rewire in Peru

Peru is currently undergoing fast-paced growth, which often does not come hand in hand with care for its rich environment. With growth also comes waste. Plastics are a predominant component of the Peruvian waste stream. Plastics remain in the environment forever, thereby threatening our environment and even posing risks for our health.
“Putting power to marginalized Peruvian women by providing recycling tools”
Little has been done in Peru to collect and recycle plastic waste, especially in impoverished urban settlements, where people live amidst their discarded plastics.


Client

Collaboration Woof&Wow and Better Future Factory

What

Low cost recycling tools for weaving

Why

Creating local jobs with plastic waste

Status

Active in Peru, Angola, Sierre Leone.

Year

Since 2016

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