Artists Mark Grieve and Ilana Spector, who collected the bicycles from the debris piles of nonprofit bicycle organizations, created this bicycle arch. The archway features 300 bikes and was on display in California.
All American Girl
American artist Sandhi Schimmel created this image using tax forms and political junk mail. Her other works are created using paper waste including menus, junk mail, greeting cards and advertising brochures.
One of the largest display of recycled art in the world, Trash People was created by HA Schult and features 1000 trash men constructed out of aluminum cans, computer parts and plastic. It took over six months to complete and they have been displayed worldwide including the Egyptian Pyramids, China’s Great Wall, La Grande Arche in Paris and New York.
This Astro Boy pixel art was made from 138,000 recycled Tokyo Metro tickets and was on display at the Shinjuku Takashimaya Department Store. It was created by volunteers to mark the opening of Tokyo’s new Fukutoshin subway line.
This Atom Bomb recyled art was created by Cuban born artists Alain Guerra and Neraldo de la Paz. There other artworks also utilize recycled clothing obtained from waste bins and second hand shipping companies in Miami.