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2001/84/538 Cutlery (5), wood, corn flour, Green Games, Sydney 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games, made by Mater-Bi, supplied to SOCOG by Biocorp, Sydney, 2000. Click to enlarge.

Cutlery for the Sydney Olympic and Paralympic Games

Made
From 1995, SOCOG developed an ambitious environmental agenda to recycle and compost up to 80 per cent of all waste arising from the Sydney 2000 Games. (The remaining 20 per cent would be destined for landfill.) This agenda, called The Sydney 2000 Integrated Waste Management Solution, was part of Sydney's promise to deliver the first eco-friendly Olympic Games.

The Sydney 2000 Integrated Waste Management Solution was an holistic approach to waste management. Disposable products, ranging from …

Summary

Object No.

2001/84/538

Object Statement

Cutlery (5), wood, corn flour, Green Games, Sydney 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games, made by Mater-Bi, supplied to SOCOG by Biocorp, Sydney, 2000

Physical Description

Cutlery (5), wood, corn flour, Green Games, Sydney 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games, made by Mater-Bi, supplied to SOCOG by Biocorp, Sydney, 2000

Cutlery, 5 pieces, 3 wooden pieces of cutlery - a knife fork and spoon and 2 corn flour spoons.

Production

Notes

Designed by Mater-Bi, Germany c.2000

Made by Mater-Bi, Germany and supplied to SOCOG by Bicorp, Sydney c.2000

History

Notes

Unused

Made for and owned by the Olympic Coordination Authority/Sydney Organising Committee for the Olympic Games, and donated to the Powerhouse Museum after use in the Games.

Source

Credit Line

Part of the Sydney 2000 Games Collection. Gift of the New South Wales Government, 2001

Acquisition Date

5 October 2001

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Cutlery for the Sydney Olympic and Paralympic Games 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 24 January 2022, <https://ma.as/501889>

Wikipedia

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