Bernard Nartey: Former UCC student converts used tyres into beautiful furniture

Bernard Nartey: Former UCC student converts used tyres into beautiful furniture

- Bernard Nii Nartey is the chief executive officer of Nat Recycle Centre

- The 35-year-old artisan bagged his first degree in Social Science from the Cape Coast University

- Nartey now owns a thriving business that converts used tyres into beautiful and sustainable furniture

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A multi-talented Ghanaian artisan, Bernard Nii Nartey, has been creating beautiful furniture and sound systems from used car tyres and other sustainable materials.

Nartey, 35, has become a forerunner in his field because of his unique and viable creations made from used tyres.

His furniture label, Nat Recycle Centre converts used tyres into impressive and sustainable furniture for home and office use.

Bernard Nartey: The former UCC student who converts used tyres into beautiful furniture
Bernard Nartey: Former UCC student converts used tyres into beautiful furniture. Image: Bernard Nartey
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Nartey holds a Bachelor's Degree in Social Science from the University of Cape Coast (UCC) in the Central region.

Despite having a degree from the prestigious university, the native of Prampram in the Greater Accra Region, redirected his path to become a professional artisan.

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Nartey received his secondary education at the Islamic Senior High School in the Upper West Region and later went to UCC to acquire his undergraduate degree.

He proceeded to learn a skill at the Apostle Safo Suaye Technology Institute where he obtained practical knowledge in craftsmanship.

The eight-year programme at the institute reflects on all his creations, including the beautiful furniture and quality sound systems.

YEN.com.gh has sighted amazing photos of his beautiful creation making the rounds on social media. Check out the photos below.

In a similar story, YEN.com.gh previously reported on Elisha Ofori Bamfo, and his brother, Calvin Bill, who are making waves with their unique and sustainable designs made from waste materials.

The two young fashion designers have been a part of the country's fashion scene for some time, making colourful and eye-catching clothing from waste materials like plastics and broken mirrors.

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Bamfo and Bill's fashion label, Boie and Bill, has become known for its signature and sustainable creations.

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