Retrash – the book

What is Retrash?

Retrash Upcycling Book Ideas Sustainability

Retrash is a high quality coffee table book packed with ideas to inspire people to live more sustainably.

It showcases the work of 82 designers and artists from 20 countries around the world – these are the people leading the global upcycling movement.

Retrash seeks to inspire and challenge people to think about how we can reuse waste in creative and innovative ways. It is the work of a three year collaboration, during which time Retrash has received hundreds of book contributions from people all over the world.

Retrash is being self published in New York. For all press & media related enquiries you can download our media kit here or contact us here.




Pre-Sale Event!

We are launching a crowdfunding campaign on April 22 to raise $8,350 to print our book.

You can be a part of the special pre-sale event by signing up below.


Who is in the book?

Liz Jones Australia
Beth Smith Canada
Bill Miller US
Mark Langan US
Ruti Ben Dror Israel
Jane Lennon Australia
Daryl Fitzgerald Australia
Lynsey Searle UK
Alvaro Tamarit Spain
Dick Harry UK
Robyn Stewardson Australia
Dan Kemp US
John Marchello US
Brian Carlisle US
Rodger Thomas US
Gilles Eichenbaum France
Kidd Epps US
Jeff & Laura Cole US
Jason Podlaski US
Jessica Farmer US
Dan Phillips US
Battlay Liviu Romania
Jason Dembski US
Lanni Lantto US
Brady-Anne Cushing US
Heather Givans US
Jody Wickel US
Morgan Wills Australia
Danette Rowse Australia
Margeaux Davis Australia
Rosie & Olive Pascoe Australia
Jenelle Montilone US
Diana Hennick US
Marylou DiPietro US
Jennifer Lara US
Huey Wah Malaysia
Ashley Jestin Canada
Hosia South Africa
2X0 Australia
Phairote Thanomwong Thailand
Helmut Smits The Netherlands
Anita Baills Australia
Marny Collett Australia
Madhvi Khaitan India
Martins Portugal
Bel Bel Spain
Chris Hartshorn Australia
Leslie Tiano US
Lucia Bruni Spain
Peter Dobson Australia
Kristina Webb US
Ashley Davenport US
Benjamin Bullins US
Doug Flaherty US
Deborah Redwood Australia
Holly Morton Canada
Kylie Murrle New Zealand
Joe Manus US
Andrea Petrachi Italy
Marie Young US
Patrizia Lacino US
Cynthia Del Giudice Argentina
Deana Mattos Diefenbach US
Cat Ivins US
Karla Vandebeek Belgium
Gimmillaro Giuseppe Germany
Gabrielle McGrath Australia
Liz Hamman UK
Lauren Anabela Beaudoin US
Lynda Slade Australia
Nicole Blaak Netherlands
Lori Ann Kenney Canada
Jacq Chorlton Australia
Kevin Cheung Hong Kong
Dirk Vander Kooij Netherlands
Alison Bailey Smith UK
Tanith Rohe US
Steven Rodrig US
Nathan Devine Australia
Jeff McCann Australia
Sean Boyd New Zealand

Thank You!


Thank you to everyone below who has helped distribute flyers to spread the word on the upcoming book.

Megan Yarnall,  California USA

Melanie Devine, Faulconbridge Australia

Sue Pears, Wentworth Falls Australia

Jason Dembski, Sheung Wan Hong Kong

Stephen Whyburn, Maryville Australia

Tina Lee, Gosford Australia

Jacq Chorlton, Bertram Australia

Ally Mosher, Hazelbrook Australia

Peter Dobson, Beaconsfield Australia

Trina Bassula, Greenfields Australia

Monica Devine, Hazelbrook Australia

Javiera Simonetti, Coogee Australia

Second Time Around, Bondi Beach Australia 

Jason Dembski, Sheung Wan Hong Kong 

Jacq Chorlton, Bertram Australia 

Morgan Wills, Ballarat Central Australia   

Kimberly Overfelt, Sarasota United States 

Battlay Liviu, Lasi Romania 

Liz Jones, Melbourne Australia 

Jessica Farmer, Shelbyville United States 

Nina Khaira, Reading United Kingdom 

Gilat Greenberg, Kfar Saba Israel 

Karen Ellis, Melton Australia 

Victoria Schultz, Birch Tree United States 

Alice Peisert, Rockton United States

Bacchus Marsh Produce Swap, Bacchus Marsh Australia

Morena Hockley, Garden Ridge United States

Simone van Hattem, Freemantle Australia

Kane Guy, Busselton Australia

Fiona Hobson, Bristol United Kingdom

Cath Rowland, Mt Riverview Australia

Arn Rowland, Mt Riverview Australia

Magda Stankiewicz, Budgewoi Australia

Brian Carlisle, Shreveport United States

Beth Smith, Courtenay Canada

Lisa Firman, Warriewood Australia