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2006 Sus­tain­able de­sign and qual­ity man­u­fac­tur­ing, up­cy­cling ad­ver­tiz­ing ban­ners into bags and ac­ces­sories

Sup­port their ini­tia­tive by buy­ing their sus­tain­able prod­ucts at mysouk.com, and bou­tiques around Beirut and Dubai (check their web­site for de­tails)

01 258369, waste-lb.com

How to get in­volved:


Founded in 2006 by friends, ar­chi­tect Stephanie Dadour and de­signer Waleed Jad, later joined by ge­ol­o­gist and en­vi­ron­men­tal sci­en­tist Marc Metni, Waste makes bags and ac­ces­sories from re­cy­cled ad­ver­tiz­ing ban­ners. “We wanted to do some­thing about the overuse of ny­lon bags at gro­cery stores,” says Metni. “We started ex­per­i­ment­ing with the ma­te­rial and the kees ed dekkeneh (gro­cery bag) was born.” Its dura­bil­ity and suc­cess en­cour­aged them to cre­ate more

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