Wastewater turned into furniture

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Wastewater is not a subject people typically get excited about. But in Holland, designer Nienke Hoogvliet has designed a range of furniture and homeware which showcased at Dutch Design Week. In Holland, it’s estimated that toilets flush 180,000 tons of toilet paper each year. Hoogvliet has created this range, made from reclaimed toilet paper, as part of a partnership with the Dutch Water Authorities. The brief? Designs that expel negative associations of toilet paper as a waste product. The line is called Waterschatten and includes a large dining table, pendant lights, and set of bowls. Paper collected from wastewater is…

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