Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Painted works on trash collected in parks, three-story installations, a fundraiser for families of the Atlanta hate crime victims and more

#DesignForATL Instagram Fundraiser for Families of Atlanta Victims To support the families of the Atlanta hate crime victims, through the non-profit Asian Americans Advancing Justice Atlanta (which is offering direct financial assistance), @DesignForATL is an Instagram-based fundraising program initiated and organized by three AAPI-founded and -led businesses in the design sector: Hello Human and Tantuvi, with the support of Ladies & Gentlemen Studio. More than …

IKEA’s Free ScrapsBook Cookbook for Food Waste

With 50 clever recipes, “created in collaboration with chefs across North America,” along with numerous waste-saving tips, IKEA’s ScrapsBook cookbook teaches at-home chefs of all skill levels how to transform their food waste and any forgotten item in the back of the fridge into something delectable. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are all covered—and some meals are more adventurous than others (with the “French press toast” …

Circular Systems’ Waste-Based, Multi-Purpose Material, AgraLoop BioFibre

A new natural fiber capable of replacing cotton, born from food waste

Circular Systems co-founder and CEO Isaac Nichelson jokes that his company’s newest product, the Agraloop BioFibre, is a treasure crafted from trash. Quite literally, it is. Food waste from a handful of regions enters the Agraloop, where it is worked into fibers and yarn fit for use in clothing, upholstery, paper, packaging and beyond. This system lets the company tap into the seemingly endless stream …