Students to display upcycled denim ‘jeanius’ at textile recycling event

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Published by Kathy Wilkinson for I & G Cohen in Environment and also in Central Government, Communities, Education, Local Government

Students have turned discarded denim clothes into novel products, such as iPad cases, toys and a rocking chair, to demonstrate ‘second life’ opportunities for waste textiles and their great capacity for re-use. A waterproof coat derived from shredded denim and a denim pair of sunglasses are among other items created by 34 Fashion Design undergraduates at the University of Salford to show how beautiful and desirable fashion and lifestyle products can be made - or ‘upcycled’ -from use...

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