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Doubling down on upcycling

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One person’s trash is another’s treasure. At Miniwiz, a startup based in Taipei, Taiwan, the focus is on both. Cofounded in 2005 by Arthur Huang when he was 27 years old, the company has become a pioneer in the practice of upcycling — the process of transforming by-products, waste materials, and unusable or unwanted products into building materials, furniture, and other design objects.

Huang, who holds a master’s degree in architecture from Harvard University, started his career as a professor, teaching material engineering and architecture design courses. But he decided that he could make a bigger impact on the world by changing the recycling industry from within. Miniwiz, which first entered the market with a portable energy charger, has

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Everybody’s working from home. But how efficiently are they doing it?

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A large portion of the American workforce is working from home these days. For some, that’s no problem and it’s business as usual. For others, it’s tough to be as productive as you once were. Given that we may be working from home for quite some time, it’s a good idea to start thinking about how you’re going to get the most out of every day. Not sure where to start? Here’s a primer on how to optimize every ounce of time you spend in your home office:

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