A word which will make any UK Edexcel ICT GCSE
student cringe. An activity that they will devote two wasteful years of their life to, writing websites, spreadsheets, databases, lists and any other mundane task the board demand. When asked what it means, any IT student will go into a trance before spelling it as it is: "The action of making a worthless object into a new one with more value"
Newsreader: Now we will talk about Anne
, who is starting a business based on Upcycling furniture
Guy 1: huh, I wander what upcy...
Guy 2: "The action of making a worthless object into a new one with more value"
Guy 1: woah, whats up with your voice, are you high as a fly?
"Upcycling": The process of converting waste materials or useless products into new, even more useless products with absolutely no environmental value whatsoever.
Additional info: Anyone that purchases upcycled products or engages in upcycling invariably smells of sanctimony and douchewater. FACT.
word of the day: May 21, 2012
The practice of converting waste materials into products of greater value.
By upcycling, the contractor took a junked Boeing 747 and created a home for a client.