Glassware

Glasses, vases and carafes from upcycled wine bottles

These handcrafted drinking glasses, carafes and vases are made from upcycled wine bottles in Zanzibar, Tanzania. They are collected from restaurants, hotels and bars, sorted, cleaned and cut into different shapes and sizes. Zanzibar lacks a proper waste recycling system and waste from the tourist industry often ends up on the beach or landfills. The glassware is made in fair trade workshops that empower young people by offering them training in the craft of glass making, a stable income, English classes and other life skills.
  • upcycled
  • skillfully handcrafted
  • empowers women
  • fair trade certified (WFTO)
  • social impact