TALK: How un-labeling can help to achieve a circular society

upcycling
reuse
fashion
textiles
city-berlin

#1

Who are we / Wer sind wir ?

Vera is the co-founder of the social upcycling business mimycri. At mimycri, refugees and Berliners design bags out of broken refugee rubber boats: https://mimycri.de/

What will we do / Was werden wir machen ?

In a short talk I would like to share our experience about the power of “un-labeling” waste: the same material/product can be perceived as a burden and cost or as a valuable resource, depending on the perspective that you take. We believe that the reflection about our perception of waste is the starting point for a more circular economy and society. We want to share our experience with you and discuss options on all levels on how to use the power of un-labeling to achieve a more circular economy. We want you to leave with an open mind and a million new ideas.

Time, Place & Supplies / Zeit, Ort und Ausstattung

The session ideally takes 45min. We would need a nice space to discuss, does not necessarily need to be seated. Room/space for about 15ppl, ideal day would be 14 or 15 June.

Contact / Kontakt

Email: vera@mimycri.com


PROGRAM - OSCEdays Berlin 2018
#2

Hi @Vera , here is Lars - one of the organisers of the event. Is there a way you present this as some kind of hands-on-session where you actually make bags on site? Or is that to complicated?


#3

It will not be possible to do that, as it is too complicated to bring the sewing machine etc., but I could bring some boat material and some bags and explain how they are made.


#4

Cool. That is good enough :slight_smile: