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

Artistic Expression: Recycled plastic art allows artists to express themselves creatively while also promoting sustainability. Artists can create unique and visually appealing pieces of art that resonate with environmentally conscious consumers.

Eco-friendly Products: The demand for eco-friendly and sustainable products is on the rise. By crafting products from recycled plastic, individuals and businesses can tap into this growing market and cater to consumers looking for environmentally responsible options.

Education and Workshops: There is a growing need for education and awareness about recycling and sustainability. Artists and craftspeople can offer workshops and classes to teach people how to repurpose plastic waste into beautiful and functional items. This not only generates income but also contributes to environmental education.

Local Job Creation: Recycling plastic art/craftwork can be a source of local job creation, especially in areas with access to plastic waste. As businesses and artists expand their operations, they can hire individuals to help with collection, sorting, and crafting processes.

Collaborations: Collaboration with other businesses and organizations in the circular economy can open up opportunities. For example, partnering with sustainable fashion  brands to create accessories or collaborating with eco-friendly hotels for decor can lead to increased exposure and revenue.

Online Marketplaces: The rise of e-commerce and online marketplaces provides an excellent platform for selling recycled plastic art and crafts. Entrepreneurs can reach a global audience and build a customer base interested in sustainable products.