Recycle Al cans for fashion products

Principal investigator: Haixue YAN
Co-investigator(s): James BUSFIELD and
Funding source(s): AHRC Arts and Humanities Research Council
 Start: 08-06-2020  /  End: 07-12-2021
 Amount: £100,804
The principal aim of the project is to deliver a renewably powered machine that can transform rescued aluminium cans into hardware. We are working with Elvis & Kresse to develop an Open Source micro solar forge. The specific goal was to create an inexpensive technology that would allow Elvis & Kresse to collect littered aluminium cans and transform them into hardware (buckles, D-Rings etc.) for their range.