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Artist William Amor creating Mimosas using discarded cigarette butts at Les Créations Messagères on December 15, 2020 in Paris, France. William Amor creates art using a process called upcycling, this involves transforming by-products, waste materials, useless, or unwanted products into artistic creations.

Recycling and buying secondhand have become a staple part of many of our daily lives. Taking things a step further, there are so many things you can upcycle from your home in order to reduce your carbon footprint. Upcycling is the process of reusing discarded materials or unwanted objects to create a product of higher quality or value than the original. Upcycling can be super easy, so don’t feel intimidated about trying it yourself!