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With “Bio-Trimmings” Hoyan Ip Transforms Food Waste into Stylish Buttons and Buckles

Posted By Mark Boyer On October 7, 2012 @ 1:21 pm In Accessories and Fashion,Recycled Materials,Recycling / Compost | No Comments

Hoyan IP, bio-trimmings, food waste, recycled food waste, eco fashion [1]

Every day, millions of pounds of food are sent to landfills around the world, but one fashion designer has come up with a clever way to remove some of that uneaten food from the waste stream. London-based designer Hoyan IP [2] turns leftover bits of food into belt buckles, buttons, and other useful accessories. The “Bio-Trimmings” [3] line raises awareness about global food waste issues while doing its part to prevent food waste from entering landfills.

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[2] Hoyan IP: http://hoyanip.com/

[3] “Bio-Trimmings”: http://hoyanip.com/bio-trimmings.html

[4] READ MORE >: http://www.ecouterre.com/hoyan-ip-turns-food-waste-into-buttons-buckles-other-bio-trimmings/

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