Gallery: RCA Grads Create Recycled Polyfloss Plastic Using a Cotton Can...

A group of Royal College of Art grads in London were flummoxed by the process used to recycle plastics, so they took matters into their own hands and used a homespun method inspired by cotton candy. Polyfloss is a foam-like material created by melting and spinning plastic with centrifugal forces. The recycled plastics can then be pressed and formed into a variety of everyday objects like bowls, vases, textiles, lampshades and more.

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