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Dezeen: RCA Students Transform Toxic Waste into Pottery

A group of MA Innovation Design Engineering students have transformed the toxic waste material red mud – a by-product of refining bauxite ore into alumina to make aluminium, also known as bauxite tailings – into a range of pottery, as reported in Dezeen, Curbed and Fast Company. The slip cast ceramics are decorated with a range of glazes, also made from red mud, resulting in hues from bright terra cotta through to browns and blacks.