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With the never-ending problem we seem to have with an overabundance of plastic, figuring out a way to do something with it is not only practical, it’s almost a necessity. Industrial designer Carter Zufelt developed a process that turns old plastic bags into objects that he calls Müll, which are not only beautiful, they’re useful.

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Instead of letting plastic bags sit in a landfill where they can take up to 1000 years to breakdown, Zufelt decided to experiment to see if he could make something out of the discarded material. The result is a colorful marble-like material that he’s turned into desktop organizers, cubes, a stool, and a table.

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You can currently back the project on Kickstarter.

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Caroline Williamson is Editorial Director of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.