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Reducing Waste in my work

Reducing Waste

#MarchMeettheMaker – The 11th prompt for Joanne Hawker’s March Meet the Maker challenge is Reducing waste.

I recycle copper when I can. – Copper pipes are fun to shape into sculptures and jewellery. – Copper salvaged from old tanks can be made into wall art, sculptures, jewellery… wherever your imagination takes you really.

Here is my instagram post about it

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Reducing waste is the 11th prompt for #MarchMeettheMaker I up-cycle and recycle copper when I can. – Copper pipes are fun to shape into sculptures and jewellery. – Salvaged copper from things like old copper tanks can be made into wall art, sculptures, jewellery… wherever your imagination takes you really. When I can get old copper I use that, if not I try to buy copper off cuts for the smaller things I make. Nothing is wasted! And I should just add that the wooden background of the Owl picture is made from #Upcycled pallet wood. Waste not want not – I can’t remember who used to say this to us a lot when we were kids but it is something that has stayed in my mind. Little things like all my lovely handmade by Mum frocks used to go down a long line of cousins till they became unwearable. Cast off clothes were so cool. Still are… #Reducingwaste #wastenotwantnot #upcycle #recycle #copperpipe #coppertank #watertank #boilertank #upcycledcopper #recycledcopper #coppersmith #marchmeetthemaker2019

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