Plastex- The Next-Generation Material Made From Recycled Plastic Bags


The Egyptian design group REFORM have finally made it happen - reuse used plastic bags by turning them into a strong, durable and washable material called Plastex. The material is interwoven with eco-friendly material on traditional Egyptian hand looms, thus preserving the local weaving industry and reviving its culture. At the same time Plastex offers a practical solution to one of the country's biggest problems: waste.

Check out the process of how Plastex is being woven together:

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