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See what this Indonesian company does with scrap wood; it’s fantastic

By Shubham

Recycling is an art that maximises usage of our exhaustible natural resources. And this video shows an Indonesian firm re-using used wood to make designer watches that are making names worldwide.

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The company called Matoa is recycling scrap wood from local furniture makers for manufacturing stunning wrist watches. "When the furniture makers use a big trunk, the leftover of their creation would become our raw material to make a watch because we only need a small piece of wood for watch production," said Matoa's marketing manager. This recycling of wood is suiting Indonesia for it encourages creativity and tracks new artistes.

See what this Indonesian company does with scrap wood; it’s fantastic

Matoa's artisans make about 25 wooden watches a day from the used wood and the customers are happy with what they get. Each wooden watch is sold for a price between $75-$120 and are sold in at least nine countries including Singapore, Japan, China and the US.

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Credit: Reuters; Published on Rumble

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