Waste materials used
Using industrial waste by-products to create a material suitable for making ceramic tableware from is not an easy option. Once Sara has sourced the by-products, there are various laborious processes she has to go through before it’s usable. The photos show her sieving construction waste, and the short film, grinding and sieving stone slurry.
Hazardous glass slurry – by-product of polishing glass panel edges
Toxic stone slurry – by-product of cutting natural stone surfaces
Excavation waste – by-product from excavating the ground for construction
Metal filings – by-product of manufacturing metal staircases
Quarry waste – by-product of quarrying china clay
In the Craft Pods’ display, you can see examples of quarry, stone and glass waste (as shown in these images).