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Landfill gas powers craft studios in North Carolina

Article: Landfill gas powers craft studios in North Carolina

Many crafters have discovered greener ways to create their wares: reused and/or upcycled materials, for instance, have become very popular among the crafty set. But if your medium is something like glass or ceramics, heavy energy use is just a part of the process: it takes a lot of heat to melt glass for blowing or to fire up a kiln. A craft incubator program in North Carolina, the EnergyXchange, has figured out a way to lower the footprint of these artistic endeavors: landfill gas.

Unique pottery plates

Article: Unique pottery plates

Maxime Ansiau created a four piece set of plates that puts a unique architectural-themed spin on Delftware blue and white glazed pottery.