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Plastic from a Dead Animals Gut, What to Do With it?

Lately I’ve been thinking about more effective ways of doing the work I’m doing and something struck me that I thought I could write about on here.  The number of cases of animals in or near New Zealand waters who have died from the effects of consuming plastic, seems to be increasing. Or at the very least, it is being reported far more frequently.   These animals confuse plastic bags and other pieces of plastic waste with the creatures or things which they usually eat or prey on. It isn’t hard to see the similarities between a plastic bag and a jellyfish for example. When these sick or deceased animals appear on a New Zealand beach, researchers will partake in...

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Our journey Begins Here

We are at the start of a journey and I can feel that it’s going to be a big one. Launching Objet D'Fox has been the realisation of a long-time dream. It started with a budget of $200, I bought a blender and a small oven then got to work learning about the physical properties of certain waste plastics. I remember pulling my first casting out of its mould, it came out terribly! but it was a start.  Although it wasn't a great first outcome, the tiny kernel of success which I had, had sent me flying! That was in early 2015. It has taken a lot of effort to get to this point on this great adventure, and there have been many failures, many setbacks...

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