Everything You Buy Is Rubbish

Receta publicada: 20/10/2014
Receta modificada: 17/03/2020
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Everything You Buy Is Rubbish



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  1. With the development of plastic came a utopian promise - that this revolutionary material would change our lives. It has now become so materially ingrained in our lives and environment that it’s becoming increasingly indistinguishable and inseparable from nature.

    We reflect an image of ourselves through our clothing. The first of our clothing to show signs of damage is footwear. In the eyes of the consumer, a superficial blemish or a shift in the latest trend is all that’s needed to warrant a new purchase.

    Contemporary footwear spends barely a fraction of its life hugging a foot. For the majority of its life it is rubbish. Whether in a landfill or washed up on a shoreline, the synthetics within the shoes—in addition to the plethora of plastic we discard—will take centuries to break down.
  2. The ingredients we used are, 100% plastic, of various, unknown types, found on the shorelines of the UK. We used heat guns, rotary tools, an oven and a book press to heat and make sheets out of the plastic sheets, also a band saw and a drum sander.
  3. Once we moulded the sheets over the lasts we used the patterns we made for the shoe to cut off the excess plastic.
  4. We then used dremel (rotary tools) to clean up the edges and sand the surfaces, then drilled holes for the shoes to be sewn together with plastic thread that we unwound from fishing nets and ropes.
  5. We made a mould to for the soles and cut them with a bandsaw and cleaned them up with a drum.
  6. We platted the laces also out of the nylon strands of fishing rope.

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