What’s upcycling? To upcycle essentially means to take something that is disposable and transform it into something of greater use and value.

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uc2.jpgFrom Malawi, Africa comes Lena Nozizwe, a devoted DIYer who loves upcycling her mother’s rice bags into hats, hand-knitting used plastic shopping bags into oversized “feathery” bags, and recycling rice bags and silk into sleek and studly bags.  In honor of her mom and brother, who give her encouragement and inspiration, her fun and functional goods are named after them.

Much like us, no two green goods are alike.  more @ upcyclechic.com