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Recycled Coin Purse

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These fantastic little recycled coin purses have been made under fair-trade conditions from fabric created from recycled plastic bags.The purses are made by the artisans of Conserve, a non profit organization that has embarked upon a path of assisting the marginalized urban poor in India. They utilise plastic waste and recycle it into fashionable and fun products.

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Recycled Inner Tube Bracelet

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Stylish and unique, this stylish wide bracelet is made from recycled bicycle inner tubes. Made in Byron Bay, Australia by Upcycled a company that creates beautiful and useful products from recycled inner tubes.

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Recycled Cement Sacks

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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.

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HattieLu Handmade's curator insight, November 16, 2014 11:17 PM

Ingenious way to Upcycle!

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Recycled Oil Drums

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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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Recycled Corn Bags

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The bright colours and intricate patterns on these striking African cushions are hand-embroidered onto recycled corn bags

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Recycled Animal Sculptures

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British Artist and Sculptor Dean Patman expresses his love for Art and Animals by sculpting them with discarded / Recycled items he finds around.

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Recycled Paper Nativity

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A nativity set is made in Vitnam using #recycled magazines and posters discarded from a printing company.

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Recycled Metal Wine Bottle Holder

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Mr & Mrs Bottle Holder A brilliant dual bottle holder is guaranteed to brighten up any table or worktop Made from recycled metal

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Recycled Plastic Bag Wallets

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A  stylish eco-friendly wallet made from a material created by recycling plastic bags into supple plastic sheets with the characteristics of leather.

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Recycled Animal Sculptures

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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.

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SNMinc WebGems's curator insight, May 18, 9:57 AM

 “Each of these things, which we usually use everyday, once had a story, until they were thrown away." - Natsumi Tomita

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Recycled Drink Can Angels

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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.

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Recycled Book Vases

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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

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Keren Mekler's curator insight, July 13, 2014 2:48 AM

 Beautiful recycled objects.

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Recycled Plastic Bottles

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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.”

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Recycled Flip Flop Ottoman

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An ottoman  smartly constructed from recycled flip flops . Made in Brazil by unemployed craftspeople,

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Recycled Magazine Bracelets

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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.

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Recycled Tyre Bags

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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.

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Recycled Cable Wire Firebowls

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A"fire bowl" made from upcycled and recycled metal products If you look closely, you will see these are welded from outstretched cable wire! 

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Recycled Giant Octopus

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This giant octopus  is made entirely of woven recycled plastic bags - 4 meters around it is called ' 20,00 Bags Under The Sea  " and was made by the Australian artist Jacq Chorlton

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John Rushton's curator insight, July 4, 2013 1:04 PM

These people should get together with the flip flop people and make a floppy octopus !

Ethical Gifts's comment, July 12, 2013 6:06 AM
: ) good idea!!
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Recycled Metal Trash Art Giraffe

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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

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