Eco craft & design (creative recycling and lack of water use for new item production) - fashion, accessories and interior d`ECOr.

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I confirm that I am fully aware of the eligibility criteria, and based on its description, I am eligible to apply to the CSV Prize 2017.

  • Yes, I'm eligible

Preferred language

  • English

Organization name

Atelierul PlayART

Year founded


Initiative stage

  • Established (the solution has passed the previous stages and demonstrated success)

Annual budget in 2017 (USD)

  • Less than $1k

Number of beneficiaries impacted so far

  • 5,000 - 10,000

Organization type

  • Social enterprise

Secondary Focus Area

  • Water

Headquarters location: Country

  • Romania

Headquarters location: City


Location(s) of impact

All over the country - Romania


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Twitter URL


Problem: What problem is this initiative trying to address?

Creative recycling and lack of water use for new item production. More here

Solution Summary: What is the proposed solution? What do you see as its most promising aspects for creating shared value?

Transforming old fashion items and textile in new wearable outfits and other practical articles.

Impact: What is the impact of the work to date? Specify both the social and the environmental impact of your work

The concept I am proposing has both social and environmental impact: people take it as an example and are educated towards sustainability and creative recycling, and 2000 liters of water are saved from manufacturing one single new t-shirt.

Financial sustainability plan: How is this initiative financially supported? How will you ensure its financial sustainability long-term?

1. Individual donations. 2. Earned income. 3. Personal used items.

Unique value proposition: What makes your initiative innovative? How does your project differ from other organizations working in the same field?

My concept is innovative because of its working technique: handmade and no graphic based.

Founding story: Share a story about the "Aha!" moment that sparked the beginning of this initiative.

Where did you hear about the Nestlé Creating Shared Value Prize?

  • Social media


Join the conversation:

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There is so much waste in our society and not enough is being done to rectify this problem. It is refreshing to learn of projects that are aimed at recycling, re-using & re-purposing waste. Your project addresses SDG number 12, which advocates for responsible consumption & production. Well done

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You are so right, Cynthia Moyo!
Thank you very much for your comment!