Earth911 has compiled five different "Recycled Buildings That Will Blow Your Mind." These beautiful structures are made from recycled material, including aircraft, silo, plastic bottles, sea fort, and water tower. Browse the pictures below and check out the website to see more information and pictures. Would you go to this extreme to upcycle?
"These hounds are made from tin miners boots that were left behind in the mines after
they closed down." Thanks to Recyclart for sharing this image! View 1001 Gardens for
the full article.
Yodogawa Technique is an art unit founded by Hideaki Shibata and Kazuya Matsunaga in 2003. They create works from the rubbish and miscellaneous objects from the Osaka's Yodogawa River.
"They are also known for making works in different places while interacting with the locals, winning much attention and acclaim for this sort of community work project."
To view their website, click here.
Skip out on spending tons of money on a designer wallet. Instead, use some of these ideas to make an upcycled wallet out of LEGOs, cassette tapes, candy wrappers, denim, or even a mountain bike tire. Check out this great post titled 10 Coolest Wallets Created from Recycled Objects shared from Environmental Graffiti.
Pun intended. This art wall was constructed from 10,000 recycled computer keys! Taking about 24 hours to assemble, this artwork is now on display at the Dell campus in Round Rock, Texas.
The concept was created by Dell's Global Brand Creative team. Check out earth911 for
the full article.
Does anyone remember what a floppy disk is? Well, seeing as how they are not that common anymore, why not reuse them? Check out this artwork from Think Outside the Bin.
The average American throws away 68 pounds of clothing per year. Don't let that be you!
This week college and universities from all 50 states will compete in the nation's largest collegiate clothing drive. SustainU, a clothing company that makes 100 percent recycled clothing, is teaming up with Planet Aid, a nonporfit that collects and recycles used clothing and shoes, to present One Shirt Challenge.
One Shirt Challenge is a competition to see which school can collect the most clothing, while also raising awareness of the importance of textile recycling. The school that collects the most clothes in their division will receive the title of "Big Shirt On Campus" and receive custom-made recycled shirts from SustainU. To all college students out there: Go out and donate all unused clothing and help your school win! For more information, click here.
What's Easter without some good old eye dying? Don't know what to do with your left over egg cartons after? We can help you out--thanks to ideas from Recyclebank. Below are several ideas of how to reuse old eye cartons, but if in doubt, just recycle them!
1. Compost cardboard egg cartons
2. Use as a palette for paints (perfect for kids)
3. Use the tops as drawer dividers in your kitchen
4. Use plastic or form egg cartons as extra ice cube
trays for a party
5. Use to line the bottom and tops of boxes for shipping
6. Check out many craft ideas from Pinterest
So get out there and put your creative side to work! For the full list of egg carton reuse ideas, click here. If not, you can donate them to a local elementary or preschool for collages or art projects, or simply recycle!
These products show the talent, ingenuity and innovativness of Stribal Artists. As can be seen, these wonderful Artworks have been created from materials that would otherwise have been put to waste. Click here to check out more products or purchase one of these!