See what inventive Junkcrafters are doing around the world to make our planet a better place.
A Taiwanese artist spent four months building a life-size car made out of 25,000 mobile phones. Lin Shih-Pao has spent £19,450 and four years travelling the world, collecting thousands of old and discarded mobile phones for the sculpture. His aim is … Read More
These kids in Paraguay are part of the Landfill harmonic orchestra. They are a musical youth group of that lives next to one of South America’s largest landfills. And what is most amazing is that their instruments are made entirely out … Read More
David Lipson takes trash and turns it into cool retro style robots. All of them are made with objects like old radio parts from rubbish dumps, recycle shops, and pretty much anywhere. He drills, sands, twists, and even hammers the pieces into … Read More
Take a look at what Ptolemy Elrington makes from discarded car hubcaps. This brilliant artist from Brighton sees animals in everyday objects – usually unwanted objects that have been discarded and left as rubbish. The self-styled hubcap artist first became fascinated with … Read More
Recycling a single plastic bottle can save enough energy to light a 60W bulb for up to 6 hours. So I got to thinking. . . how long and how brightly might a single plastic bottle fire the imagination when … Read More
In the African country of Milawi, teenager William Kamkwamba transformed his village by building an electric windmill out of junk. One day he picked up a tattered textbook and saw a picture of a windmill. “I was very interested when … Read More