Every day in Australia, 18,000 tip trucks’ worth of waste are dumped into landfills. That’s over 20 million tons, year in, year out. Worse, a considerable percentage of that is 100% recyclable.

Heading into the Christmas period, where the waste we create increases by 40%, 1800 Tequila wanted to find a way to show off the creative potential of the waste we are wasting.

Working with 21 sustainable Australian innovators, artists and designers, every element of ‘The Recycled Bar’ was a repurposed tip truck, handcrafted from reusable waste that would have otherwise ended up in the ground. And instead of pouring out the trash, it poured out what that trash could become.


AWARD – 1 x Bronze