Materiale Centralen Manifesto

The objective of this Manifesto is to light up the values and beliefs of our work. Materiale Centralen is an association that plays the role of a medium between recycling centers and a wider public of stakeholders that combines private creative artists or designers, small companies, public institutions and projects for public development.

With Materiale Centralen we want to give an extra push to the common existing knowledge about sustainability, recycling and upcycling. Materiale Centralen wants to be an association that other projects are willing to collaborate with to spread an educational message about sustainable living and reusability.

We believe that Materiale Centralen best customer would be the one that pays for the experience and not only for the materials. And we would like our best customers to understand the philosophy behind Materiale Centralen and bring this concept further in their own project for example promotion where the materials are from, what is the story behind and providing suggestions for other future projects that are willing to use recycled materials.

Materiale Centralen main challenge is about making people aware of a number of materials wasted in the actual consumption monetary system. We would like to make people more sensitive about the quantity of energy, time and human/environmental resources invested during the industrial production process. We want to be a pilot project for future ways of recycling and offer a new type of waste management not only in Denmark but internationally. We want to make a model that can be applied globally.