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Upcycling,a necessity for the future

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About This Course

Everyone talks about how important it is to act sustainably. But what does that mean in practice? For many, only the state is responsible here. But that's not true because every individual can make a contribution. In this self-study module you will learn the essential differences between upcycling, downcycling and recycling. You will receive all the essential theoretical and practical information about upcycling and have the opportunity to put your knowledge into practice. In addition, the course provides you with many suggestions and ends with an excursus in the field of nutrition. Here you will get many tips on how you can integrate food recycling into your life in a meaningful and sustainable way.

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What you'll learn

  • The classification and definition of upcycling
  • The difference between upcycling, recycling and downcycling
  • The importance of upcycling
  • The advantages and possible disadvantages of upcycling
  • How to make a come-back-bag
  • Several projects and ideas for upcycling
  • How to upcycle food with many practical examples
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Module 1

After the module, you are able to explain upcycling. You know the difference between upcycling, recycling and downcycling. You learn several examples. You will understand why we have to be careful with our resources.

Module 2

In this Module, you will learn how to make your own „come-back-bag“. Every step is explained with photos and a video. We wish you success and much joy realizing your own bag.

Module 3

In this Module, you can be inspired by many projects and ideas about upcycling things and materials.

Module 4

In this module, you learn that it is possible to upcycle food. You learn the importance, and you learn how to upcycle vegetables and fruits.

Module 5

In the last module, some important questions are summarized.

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