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Florist Jake Kuit turns repurposed flowers into fashion to stem the tide of industry-wide wastage – ABC News

Australian florist Jake Kuit is reusing flowers for elaborate, creative fashion photoshoots to give blooms a “second life” and to highlight what he says is gross…

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For Jake Kuit, it all started when he saw an enormous arrangement of tropical flowers he had carefully worked on for a party in London taken down the next day and sent to landfill.
Key points:

  • Jake Kuit has been recycling flowers for fleeting art and fashion pieces
  • All the flowers in his shoots have been saved from landfill
  • He said flower and single-use plastic wastage is rife in the flora industry

He was told it was cheaper to send them to the tip than recut or repropagate them.
Kuit said the flowers…

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