Recycling needs to be profitable in order to be the most attractive option for plastic waste.
To this end, we work toward developing commercial products that can be made using plastic waste and we partner with Makers for production. Makers also have access to the workshop to create their own commercial products.
This means Makers are paid for the work they do and this inspires more workshops and spaces to evolve.
How it works
Makers are paid 80% of the retail price of DPMS commissioned products.*
Makers can volunteer to sort and shred the plastic for their own projects or shred is available to purchase at $8 per kilo (discounts for bulk apply)
Makers original pieces can be offered for sale through the workshop and via our social media/online sales. (incurs a 20% commission fee to DPMS)
Makers Fees are $50 per year to cover our insurances and maintenance costs.
Fees payable at or before Induction training.
Darwin Plastic Makers Space Inc. Is a community run, basically equipped Makers Space for plastic creation and experimentation.
All our Makers original designs are protected by Australian and International Copyright.
Makers are required to have their own Public Liability insurance.
Makers working on DPMS commissioned products will need to provide an ABN before payment.
Makers take personal responsibility for the workshop, premises and equipment, the safety of themeselves and the safety of others in the workshop space while they are using the workshop resources.
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*Products ordered by or sold to the public directly from Darwin Plastic Makers Space.