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using ordinary objects to make something extraordinary
That edgy swedish artist upcycled 500 plastic water bottles into a chandelier.
by clevergypsy February 22, 2007
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When someone goes to the gym and spends 90% of the time on their phones scrolling through social media
Looks like its thumb day again for Jimmy with his usual routing... 3 sets of 5 snapchat selfies and 10 sets of scrolling through facebook until exhaustion
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The process of converting an industrial nutrient (material) into something of similar or greater value in its second life.
Sarah's new company is making some awesome grocery bags from upcycled fabric.
by AndrewMcL October 23, 2009
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the practice of taking garbage and turning it into frankenstein objects that hippies buy.
did you see that purse made from upcycled anal thermometers? it's so cuuuuuuute!
by fennyfrenzy April 10, 2009
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To appropriate items from friends or acquaintances because you believe you have a better use for them
"Dude, did you just upcycle my beer?"
"Well, you weren't drinking it!"
by bluerainuk April 04, 2015
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