Creative Reinvention

  • Creative Reinvention
  • Creative Reinvention
  • Creative Reinvention
NISE Network product

The Creative Reinvention sustainability activity shows visitors how common waste materials can be recycled, reused, and reinvented into brand new products—a process called the "*circular economy*." Activity cards ask visitors to guess what recycled materials were used to make various products, and challenge them to think of creative ways to reuse the waste materials in their homes.



Learning Goals

Sustainability solutions address today’s biggest challenges to create the future we want.

We all have a role in creating a more sustainable future.

By thinking creatively, we can reuse materials and save resources.



Sustainability in Science Museums is supported by the Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives at Arizona State University.

Owning institution

Arizona State University


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Development Process

NISE Network products are developed through an iterative collaborative process that includes scientific review, peer review, and visitor evaluation in accordance with an inclusive audiences approach. Products are designed to be easily edited and adapted for different audiences under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike license. To learn more, visit our Development Process page.