WASTE FOR LIFE

BASURA POR VIDA

WASTE FOR LIFE

BASURA POR VIDA

About Waste for Life

Waste for Life is a loosely joined network of scientists, engineers, educators, designers, and cooperatives working together to develop poverty reducing solutions to specific ecological problems.

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About
Waste for Life

Waste for Life is a loosely joined network of scientists, engineers, educators, designers, and cooperatives working together to develop poverty reducing solutions to specific ecological problems.

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RECENT PROJECTS

What’s Happening

Waste for Life has two ongoing projects in Lesotho and Argentina. We have many collaborators in both countries, but the ultimate beneficiaries of our work are the cooperative members who we have worked alongside since 2006.

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Project: Sri Lanka

Project: Lquae ab illo inventore veritatis et quasi

See our research

Waste for Life’s work is supported by international teams of university faculty and student researchers

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What’s Happening

Waste for Life has two ongoing projects in Lesotho and Argentina. We have many collaborators in both countries, but the ultimate beneficiaries of our work are the cooperative members who we have worked alongside since 2006.

Learn more about our project

Project: Sri Lanka

Project: Lquae ab illo inventore veritatis et quasi

See our research

Waste for Life’s work is supported by international teams of university faculty and student researchers

Learn more

RECENT STORIES

Will’s Visit

During our first visit to Sri Lanka in Spring 2015, we spent most of our time in and out of manufacturing facilities, traveling back and …

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Sri Lanka

Many months ago we alluded to an upcoming project in Sri Lanka. At the time, we thought we would be partnering with Dilmah Conservation,…

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Our return to Buenos Aires August/September 2014

We’re here in Buenos Aires, August and September 2014, after an absence of nearly 4 years. This will be an unusually short trip for us, but…

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Will’s Visit

During our first visit to Sri Lanka in Spring 2015, we spent most of our time in and out of manufacturing facilities, traveling back and …

Read More

Sri Lanka

Many months ago we alluded to an upcoming project in Sri Lanka. At the time, we thought we would be partnering with Dilmah Conservation,…

Read More

Our return to Buenos Aires August/September 2014

We’re here in Buenos Aires, August and September 2014, after an absence of nearly 4 years. This will be an unusually short trip for us, but…

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SOCIAL CONNECT

Our community

Our Waste for Life partners comprise an international network of people who pool their talents and resources to develop innovative, community-oriented, needs-based technologies.

Our community

Our Waste for Life partners comprise an international network of people who pool their talents and resources to develop innovative, community-oriented, needs-based technologies.

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Waste for Life - Argentina - Sri Lanka

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1 month ago

Waste for Life - Argentina - Sri Lanka

Exciting update from Jaffna! Waste for Life have started working with a new community of enthusiastic women based in Irubali, Jaffna. Here, they are trying out the hot press for the first time.

Christina, the 5 year-old manager runs a tight ship and kindly allowed us to use the fabric waste!

New polythene-reinforced fabric products coming soon!
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Exciting update from Jaffna! Waste for Life have started working with a new community of enthusiastic women based in Irubali, Jaffna. Here, they are trying out the hot press for the first time. 

Christina, the 5 year-old manager runs a tight ship and kindly allowed us to use the fabric waste!

New polythene-reinforced fabric products coming soon!