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Trash 2 Treasure | Recycled newspaper bags

By Dian Hasan | September 20, 2010

“One’s Trash is another one’s Treasure” is an old adage that drives the sustainable fashion movement. Designers from all corners of the globe are taking a stab at a hot new area of fashion, working with trash, recycled and repurposed materials. It has even earned a new name: TRASHION! The creations and use of material is just as mind boggling.

The transformation from “trash” to “eco chic” is amazing. Here’s a look the after life of old newspapers, as seen through Ecoist.

Yesterday’s newspaper is today’s fashion statement. Handbags made of newspaper, origin: Brazil. The Daily Newspaper [Center] and The Sun [right]

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