Recycled plastic art | Anya Beaumont "Recently I worked with children from a local primary school to create this beautiful installation of rainbow trees. Initially I asked the children and staff to bring in any non-recyclable plastics they had at home or in school.... I talked to the children about the importance of thinking about what happens to an object after it has been used, and whether we really need many of the plastic items that seem to break so easily. We also discussed
Even discarded keys and coins can be turned into beautiful art with some creativity and the right sort of know-how. Michael (or Moerkey), an artist in Australia, does exactly that, turning discarded keys and coins into bottles, lampshades and other beautiful recycled metal sculptures.