Thousands of makers from around the world gathered for the third annual Make SMTHNG event which kicks off on Black Friday every year. This photo series brings to life some of over 170 events. Some events consisted of large groups making candles, beeswax wraps, and junk journals. Others were smaller get-togethers where people learned embroidery, tie dye, and paper making. Some groups even hosted clothing swap events. These images represent only a snapshot of how people are opting out of shopping in favor of reuse.
Makers around the world:
This post is part of our Winter 2019 editorial series on waste reduction. Get our free ebook on this series: “Beyond Waste: Community Solutions to Managing Our Resources.” Shareable is a partner of this project with Greenpeace.