Don’t poo poo the idea: masks can be turned into stools

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Don’t poo poo the idea: masks can be turned into stools

South Korean design student thinks outside the box to recycle disposable plastic masks into eco-friendly seats

Minwoo Park

How many disposable masks does it take to make a stool?

Kim Ha-neul knows it takes 1,500.

Bothered by the waste caused by disposable masks, many of which are made of polypropylene, the South Korean furniture design student has come up with an eco-friendly solution, melting them to make stools he calls “Stack and Stack"...

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