Japan-based sculptor Natsumi Tomita uses anything she can find to create her original and unique recycled animal figures. A broken umbrella or an old sieve are the types of items she uses to construct amazing animal sculptures.
These gorgeous little Christmas angels made from recycled drink cans are handcrafted by a group of school children in Zululand, South Africa. These young people are orphans who have been left destitute by the AIDS epidemic.
Designer Laura Cahill discovered that old books are difficult to recycle because of the glue used to bind them. So she started collecting them and created vases as well as furniture such as a lamp stand and a stool out of the recycled books
Designer Garth Britzman used 1,500 old plastic bottles to create a colorful parking canopy in Lincoln, Nebraska.This beautiful installation “sought to stimulate creative alternatives for recycling and reusing materials.”
These recycled bracelets are made of layers of waste paper then cut and shaped by hand to reveal the layers of paper used to make each bracelet. One of the many stunning and innovative pieces made by a fair-trade organization,Quazi Designs, all of which are created entirely from waste magazine paper.
Beautifully designed, this large roomy fair-trade bag is hand crafted from recycled car tyre rubber with a bicycle tire accent so every bag has its own unique texture. Fully lined the eco bag is divided into two sections and contains pockets for pens and another larger pocket to make it easy to find your wallet and phone. A fashion accessory which not only provides a statement but also shows how much you care.
Amazing tin animals made from trash.African recycled crafts such as this giraffe are made out of ‘nothing’; discarded household junk, cans, plumbing, wire and plastics. The things people throw away and abandon are transformed into beautiful products
A strong durable waterproof shopping bag made from recycled cement bags. .Handmade by a Fair-Trade co-operative in Southern Bangladesh, this environmentally friendly toiletry bag is a great way to recycle the large numbers of cement sacks that are prevalent in Bangladesh and at the same time provide dignified employment.
Made in Haiti from recycled oil drums by the artisans of an organisation established to help promote employment. Craftspeople are provided with training and assisted to find new market outlets for their brightly coloured, artistically hand-painted Haitian metal art
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