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Trash 2 Treasure | Repurposed fire hose

By Dian Hasan | September 14, 2010

“One Man’s Trash is another Man’s Treasure” is an adage that we hear all the time. In today’s raised awareness of the benefits of “going green” turning recycled material into new use and even fashionable items is no longer a novelty. Here’s a look at what happens in the after life of fire hoses when they’ve extinguished their last flame and reached the end of their productive fire-fighting lifecycle.

UK-based brand, Elvis & Kresse, creates beautiful fashion items that belie the material, repurposed fire hoses. So now we know simple “invisible” daily objects that go unnoticed and discarded after reaching the end of their productive life, can come back to life. Viva Reincarnation! Viva Sustainable Fashion!

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