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FAQ's

What is upcycling?

Upcycling represents a variety of processes by which “old” products get to be modified and get a second life as they are turned into a “new” product.

What’s the difference between Recycling and Upcycling?

The difference between upcycling and recycling is that the later takes materials like paper, metal, plastic or glass and breaks them down. On the other hand, Upcycling doesn’t mean breaking down materials but rather sorting and reusing them in a different, often more fashionable way.

How is Upcycling eco-friendly?

If we look at upcycling from a large, scale perspective, we can say that it contributes to the reduction of CO2 emissions. Not only because the lifetimes of the materials used are extended, but also because there’s, in theory, contributes ultimately to reducing carbon emissions by extending lifetimes of used materials, components and products.

Are the newspapers sanitized before its product is made?

Yes, they are sanitized right before the item’s manufacture. After which it reaches the customer.

Do you take custom sized orders?

We do not make Customized orders. All come in the Standard size.

How are the Earthenware products in terms of quality?

All the Earthenware products are made by our local artisans. Hence, it comes with special quality and finishing. The water bottles have moisture in them and tend throw a leakage. This proves its 100% natural nature. For instance, the filled bottle is kept aside for a longer while and it happens to show 900 ml leakage of water. If it does not show leakage, it is understood that the item is made of dead clay.

What apart from newspapers do you upcycle?

We are currently upcycling newspapers particularly. The process of upcycling e-waste, clothes and curtains are yet to begin.

What kind of books are upcycled?

We Upcycle Story books, fiction, and other categories. This excludes academic books, as they can be read by others. The idea is simple, your books can be read, and get rewarded by green coins.

What are green coins?

It is a wallet system to buy things on the greenree platform. 1 green coin is equivalent to 1 rupee. Give away your books and e-waste to earn green coin rewards.

Can any other up-cycler join you?

We encourage any up-cycler to reach out to us. To all the up-cyclers out there, feel free to get in touch with us!