Not letting waste go to waste

Furniture and tableware made from a material called Merdacotta (meaning "baked dung" in Italian) on show at the Shit Museum in Gragnano Trebbiense, Italy. The idea originated from a farm with cows producing milk and loads of dung daily to be recycled
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Furniture and tableware made from a material called Merdacotta (meaning "baked dung" in Italian) on show at the Shit Museum in Gragnano Trebbiense, Italy.

The idea originated from a farm with cows producing milk and loads of dung daily to be recycled.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 08, 2017, with the headline 'Not letting waste go to waste'. Print Edition | Subscribe