Monthly Archives: June 2013

Tires for the living room

Interesting…hmm. A new inspiration!

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!

We are all about reusing pallets for EVERYTHING! Shelves, tables, decorative wall hangings – love it!

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Coffee tableI love furniture that has been repurposed. Craft project and interior design rolled into one! I think this door come coffee table is really cool and a great feature piece.

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Barley finds: A story of logic and magic

Love the way people create and reuse found, deserted items. This is inspiring!

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Watch as the people at ocean sole flip flop recycling company use the magic of imagination, creativity and plenty of passion, to recycle waste flip flops into beautiful toys!

Waste washing up onto the beaches of the remote Island of Kiwayu, Kenya.

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Worker Jacqueline Achien washes the waste flip-flops in a bucket before they are sorted and carved.

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Machinist Benedict Ndambuki, 36, uses a lathe to smooth off the rough edges of a toy elephant made from the discarded flip-flops.

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Cleaning up of the newly made toys.

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…and VOILA!

Check out their website – http://www.ocean-sole.com

As reported by The Associated Press.

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Turning Scrap into Collectable Art

Might need this for the yard…

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One of the fastest growing sectors in the art world at the moment is that of scrap sculptures. The attractions of recycling waste materials are obvious but the popularity of this form of art is now attracting the attention of museums and galleries across the world.

Almost every type of junk from old clothes to bottles and used car parts are being used by artists to recycle and turn into an original piece of sculpture. For the purchaser there is the added “feel good factor” about something beautiful that has been created out of surplus or waste materials. With the world’s governments finally waking up to the importance of environmental issues, the future of recycled art seems to assured.

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The use of waste metals is proving particularly popular with their inherent characteristic of being malleable. Derived from a variety of different sources, the more solid objects can be hammered and…

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Scrap Sculptures

We here at Trash Knight love this form of art! Gorgeous!

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One of the fastest growing sectors in the art world at the moment is that of scrap sculptures. The attractions of recycling waste materials are obvious but the popularity of this form of art is now attracting the attention of museums and galleries across the world.

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Almost every type of junk from old clothes to bottles and used car parts are being used by artists to recycle and turn into an original piece of sculpture. For the purchaser there is the added “feel good factor” about something beautiful that has been created out of surplus or waste materials. With the world’s governments finally waking up to the importance of environmental issues, the future of recycled art seems to assured.

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The use of waste metals is proving particularly popular with their inherent characteristic of being malleable. Derived from a variety of different sources, the more solid objects can be hammered and…

View original post 287 more words

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