Chapter 2 – Theoretical Frame of Circular Economy Education, Plastic Craftwork and Tinkering
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Benefits pt. 2

Public and Private Commissions: Governments and private entities often invest in public art installations and sustainable initiatives. Artists and crafters can seek commissions to create large-scale recycled plastic art pieces for parks, buildings, and other public spaces.

Product Design: Industrial designers can specialize in creating sustainable, recycled plastic products such as furniture, lighting, and home decor. These designs can appeal to consumers looking to furnish their homes with environmentally friendly items.

Artisanal Brands: Crafters and artists can establish their own artisanal brands focused on recycled plastic products. Building a brand around sustainability and quality craftsmanship can lead to a loyal customer base.

Research and Innovation: Tinkering with recycled plastics can lead to innovative solutions for recycling and repurposing materials. Researchers and inventors in this field can patent new methods or products, creating opportunities for licensing and commercialization.

Environmental Advocacy: Those involved in recycled plastic art/craftwork often become advocates for the environment. This can lead to opportunities for public speaking, consulting, and collaboration with environmental organizations.

Waste Reduction and Upcycling: By actively participating in the circular economy, individuals and businesses contribute to reducing plastic waste and conserving resources. This aligns with the broader goals of sustainability and waste reduction.