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My work is all about how we consume. To me it’s important to know where things come from. Generally, our products today are so cheap,…
In interior decorating, the pig’s actually quite there. It’s used in paint for the texture, but also for the glossiness. In sandpaper, bone glue is…
I followed this one pig with number ‘05049,’ all the way up until the end and to what products it’s made of. And in these…
I discovered that bone china was a British invention, which had been developed by a pottery sited next to a slaughterhouse – ‘bone’ china, of…
I bought a year’s production of flax from a single field owned by a Dutch producer. That’s 10,000 kilograms of flax, enough to enable industrial…
In soap, fatty acids made from boiling pork bone fat are used as a hardening agent, but also for giving it a pearl-like effect.
Even if you are genuinely interested in what is in your products, it is extremely difficult and often impossible to find out.
In the Netherlands – where I come from – you actually never see a pig, which is really strange, because, in a population of 16…
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