In Zanzibar, tourism is a vital source of income for the island, but with it comes a lot of waste, especially in glass. The challenge posed by bottle-up, is to find a sustainable use for this glass.
As a result, young Dutch designers decided to turn the waste into a contribution that was more meaningful, creating Bottle Up. They teamed up with local craftsman to transform glass waste into functional and beautiful products. They develop a way of using the glass waste for the production of design items sold to tourists to generate financial support for the local communities. It shows the creative collaboration between dutch based designers and local craftsman.