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RR400: Reuse of Plastic Bags for Vacuum Cooking
Roca Recicla is a non-profit organisation that aims to reduce waste generated by El Celler de Can Roca (World’s Best Restaurant 2013, 2015; Best of the Best 2019) through design.
For this series, codenamed RR400, Andreu Carulla created a collection of three bags (tote, weekend and wash) by recycling plastic pouches used for vacuum-cooking. The restaurant uses about 50 of these a week. For both practical and hygiene reasons, they are single-use and non-recyclable through traditional means due to their mixed-plastic composition. They are hand-sewn by a local charitable organisation and sold by El Celler de Can Roca.