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IKEA Live LAGOM Upcycling Session (Re-love Re-use) with Sabeena Z Ahmed

IKEA Live LAGOM Upcycling Session (Re-love Re-use) with Sabeena Z Ahmed

IKEA LIVE LAGOM

Re-love, Re-use (Upcycling Session)

15th February 2022

This months session was about upcycling items.

Ahmed (Sustainablilty Leader) had prepared a presentation.

Ikea Lagom Live Upcycling Session February 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

What's an item that you have had for as long as you can remember?

I answered my parental home in Manchester.

 

 Ikea Lagom Live Upcycling Session February 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

What is upcycling to you slide

 

 Ikea Lagom Live Upcycling Session February 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

What is upcycling to you?

Upcycling is a great way of addressing these waste figure and encouraging people to think about reusing previously unwanted items.

 

Ikea Lagom Live Upcycling Session February 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

What is upcycling to you?

Upcycling is reusing discarded products or materials to create a product of higher quality or perceived value the original.

 

 Ikea Lagom Live Upcycling Session February 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

So, why upcycle?

 

Ikea Lagom Live Upcycling Session February 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

So, why upcycle?

BUY

MAKE

THRIFT

SWAP

BORROW

USE WHAT YOU HAVE

The Buyerarchy of needs (with apologies to Maslow)

 

Ikea Lagom Live Upcycling Session February 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

So, why upcycle?

 

 Ikea Lagom Live Upcycling Session February 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

Circularity at IKEA

Linear Economy

Recycling Economy

Circular Economy

 

 Ikea Lagom Live Upcycling Session February 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

Circular IKEA

Our circular approach to Reusing and Recycling is an essential part of our commitment to becoming climate positive by 2030.

 

Ikea Lagom Live Upcycling Session February 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

What is IKEA doing?

 

 Ikea Lagom Live Upcycling Session February 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

Services, resources and tools

FIXA range

Spare parts

Buyback scheme

Uplifting and disposal services

 

 Ikea Lagom Live Upcycling Session February 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

IKEA Buyback Scheme

 

Ikea Lagom Live Upcycling Session February 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

Helping you help your furniture

 

 Ikea Lagom Live Upcycling Session February 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

What else do we do?

Circular Hub

Charity Partners

Recycling behind the scenes

Live LAGOM!

 

Ikea Lagom Live Upcycling Session February 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

Ahmed explaining the Recycling at IKEA slide

 

Ikea Lagom Live Upcycling Session February 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

Recycling at IKEA

 

Ikea Lagom Live Upcycling Session February 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

Chris - Chief Recycler

 

Ikea Lagom Live Upcycling Session February 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

 Circular Hub

 

Ikea Lagom Live Upcycling Session February 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

FIXA tools

 

Ikea Lagom Live Upcycling Session February 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

IKEA Products Upcycling

 

Ikea Lagom Live Upcycling Session February 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

IKEA Products Upcycling

 

 Ikea Lagom Live Upcycling Session February 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

Upcycling Ideas and Techniques

 

Ikea Lagom Live Upcycling Session February 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

Upcycling Ideas and Techniques

 

Ikea Lagom Live Upcycling Session February 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

Tack! Thank you!

Upcycle a small piece of furniture or accessory with shown techniques and make it your own.

 

Ikea Lagom Live Upcycling Session February 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

 My cane partition

Its not a small piece of furniture but I have aspirations of painting it white.

 

Ikea Lagom Live Upcycling Session February 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

Wood conditioner

 

Ikea Lagom Live Upcycling Session February 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

 White IKEA paint

Many thanks for Ahmed for providing wheelchair assistance for the tour of the Recycling team and Circular Hub. I was very grateful.

 Ikea Lagom Live Upcycling Session February 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

Thank you for our IKEA gifts

 

I look forward to the April 2022 session.

 

Further Reading and Links

IKEA LAGOM LIVE UK





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