Vol. 64 No. 3, March 2013, pp. 94-101
After 30 years of civil war and the resulting economic and physical hardship for the people of north and eastern Sri Lanka, recycling has been a necessity, not a choice. Currently recycled products, especially jewellery, have found market acceptance encouraging emerging craftspersons to become more professional and focused on the end product. The tourist market is responsive to buying gifts hand made in Sri Lanka with an environmental provenance.