d. postlethwaite shapes mugs and bowls from tea bags
 
d. postlethwaite shapes mugs and bowls from tea bags
dec 17, 2014

d. postlethwaite shapes mugs and bowls from tea bags

d. postlethwaite shapes mugs and bowls from tea bags
all images courtesy d. postlethwaite

 

 

 

designer d. postlethwaite has been experimenting which the bypass waste of everyday items such as tea. the beverage is the second most consumed drink in the world after water, and there is an estimated 6.2 billion tons of misused tea bags produced every year. as a result, he has looked into different ways in which they can be recycled and transformed into usable products. thus far, the research has rendered ironically made mugs and bowl from which you can physically drink tea.

postlethwaite recycle tea bags mugs bowls
recycled saucer

postlethwaite recycle tea bags mugs bowls
english breakfast tea bag cup and saucer

postlethwaite recycle tea bags mugs bowls
recycled cup

postlethwaite recycle tea bags mugs bowls
saucer made from earl grey tea bags 

postlethwaite recycle tea bags mugs bowls
tea being poured into a mug 

postlethwaite recycle tea bags mugs bowls
tea bag bowl in use 

postlethwaite recycle tea bags mugs bowls
classic english tea mug

 

 

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

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