Posts tagged electronic waste
Sore fingers: Making fabric with electronic waste.

Working with industrial waste and reclaimed telecom cables is as unglamorous as it sounds. It involves stripping cables. By hand. Into individual 'yarns'. Then force them through an old fashioned hand loom which is used to soft supple cottons and wools. I've got cuts and scrapes, tough fingers and have developed a vocabulary worse than Malcolm Tucker's.

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