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The Trash Cafe is Made Entirely from Upcycled Items

By: Michael Hines - Published: • References: ncl.ac.uk and dvice
Students from the University of Newcastle have created an upcycled coffee shop appropriately named the Trash Cafe. The Trash Cafe is made using cardboard, plastic bottles and plastic bags. A total of 18 students spent three months designing the cafe. It features walls made of cardboard, chairs made of plastic bottles and aprons that were formerly plastic bags.

Each segment of the Trash Cafe has a QR code on it; scanning the code gives you a link to the project's website to let you see what went went into building that particular part of the cafe. Trash Cafe is a pop-up coffee shop and will be taken on the road after it spends a few days on the University of Newcastle campus.