Partner since: 2019
Refugee origin: Syria
Refugee location: Beruit, Lebanon

Waste Studio is a Lebanese enterprise that designs urban and classic bags, accessories, and furniture using recycled materials. The brand recuperate advertising banners, tire inner tubing, seatbelt material and more from the urban landscape. These materials are cleaned and transformed into functional and decorative items for the modern home.

Refugee Artisan Group

A group of 32 Syrian refugee artisans work with Waste, of which 97% are women. These artisans work with up-cycled material, transforming it into home decor and accessories, finished with embroidered details.

Syria Emergency

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I can only wish for my daughter to be living in a healthy world, and to continue caring for our earth.

- Waleed, Cofounder of Waste Studio