So we have the new assignment to transform something destined for landfill into a new and beautiful product for an apartment. I went out looking for ideas for materials, and it turned out to be a bit of a mission. Most materials that I thought would be appropriate are mostly recycled and there seems to be very good systems in place in Auckland City. I thought to my self instead of going to places where waste is gathered, to investigate businesses that produce the waste and ask them what they throw out and what they recycle. One of the businesses I visited was a distributer of marine fabrics, and all the off cuts they sell but the plastic used in packaging is sent to landfill. This plastic is very sturdy and has possibilities to be turned into other products.

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