The meters-high mountain of mannequins in the Midlands
Niche but super interesting video from Tom Scott on YouTube, that deep dives into the world of used mannequins and mannequin parts and one woman (and her team) who are working to curb waste and overproduction in this sphere.
Mannequins are generally bought, used once for a project, and then thrown away to landfill. Except here, at Mannakin in Lincolnshire. Thanks to Roz and the team at Mannakin: https://mannakin.com
My first thought was “don’t those mannequins rot, just sitting out there in the weather?” And then I realised: no, not really, they’re fibreglass. That’s part of the problem Mannakin’s trying to help with!
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