Who needs Mikimoto, Tiffany or Cartier when you have acrylic off-cuts and some e-waste to make jewelry out of? Our film shows off some of the stunning designs which were created during our bustling maker session at Fab Lab London
November 12, 2014 - Resources : Blog Past event
Plastic ‘teardown’ with Julie’s Bicycle and Closed Loop
We got together again with Julie’s Bicycle for another fascinating day exploring sustainability and the circular economy. This time we went to Closed Loop Recycling in Dagenham, to see the journey the lucky plastic bottles take if they get to this recycling plant.
On the 3rd November we gathered together a room full of experts in plastic, from a range of fields: recycling, design, science, engineering and sustainability. A series of short lectures from members of this group revealed some fascinating insights, motivations, ideas, problems in plastic innovation and sustainability.
August 26, 2014 - News : Past event
Fab Lab London & RSA Innovation Hub Launch: 19 September, 12-5pm
We're delighted to announce the launch of the Great Recovery's new physical home at Fab Lab London. To celebrate, we are hosting a launch event in collaboration with Fab Lab London and the RSA. Register here for your free ticket and to find out more.
August 19, 2014 - News : Past event
Putting the circular economy into action: 17 September, 4-5.30, V&A
Ella Doran, Galapagos Designs and The Great Recovery Project talk about their approach to and insights from their collaborative ‘live’ installation of deconstructed and refurbished upholstered chairs that is set up in V&A's Gallery 99 throughout the LDF.