Date of Award

Spring 6-1-2021

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Industrial Design


Industrial Design

First Advisor

Peter Yeadon

Second Advisor

Jennaca Davies


Plastic is the cheapest and most versatile material invented by humans. But with it comes endless pollution. In the face of plastic waste, I need to establish a direct and effective plastic reuse method.

In order to limit plastic waste to a controllable range, I try to reduce the cost of recycled plastics and increase the value of recycled plastics. After research and experimentation, I created a method of turning plastic bottles into plastic cloth through cutting and knitting. This method and material provide a new direction for the reuse of plastics. For the creation of new reuse methods, it is not only necessary to look to the future, but also to see the past. I found inspiration from human industrial history to deal with plastic pollution. This project aims to make people aware of the value of recycled plastics.


View exhibition online: Du Cheng, AFTER PLASTIC WASTE



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