Farnsworth Upcycle reinvents scrap and junk into items of higher value. Our business idea supports the upcycling mission to use existing resources to change the course of waste headed for the landfill and reduce our carbon footprint. Acting as a resource, Farnsworth Upcycle offers inspiration and ideas for salvaging old or discarded material into contemporary furniture, useful household items, and funky art.
Hi! My name is Sara. I’m a native Detroiter who cares about the environment and wants to make a difference. So, I blog about upcycling. My journey into upcycling started with a simple mason jar, which I turned into a handy pump-top soap bottle. The transformation captivated me, drawing me to the idea that something… Continue reading About
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The depth and breadth of Memory Jugs make them the perfect subject for the inaugural Don’t Throw That Out blog post. Everything about this folk art screams UPCYCLE. From the reused jug and reinvented mastic to the collection of recycled trinkets, each facet of a memory jug is gloriously recreated. Famous for their use of… Continue reading Memory Jugs