What Your Curtains Say About You

Upcycling is the process of converting waste materials or useless products into new materials of better quality, achieving better environmental value than simply recycling.

A process whereby one person’s groceries…

Copyright Silverleaf 2014

Grocery Store in the Townships, Cape Town, Copyright Silverleaf 2014


…might become another’s beaded curtains.


Recycled bottles make funky curtains in a Kalk Bay art gallery, Cape Town, Copyright Silverleaf 2014


Upcycling: a dialogue worth continuing.



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