Artsy Things Styrofoam Cup. CC photo by Flickr user theroadhere

Published on July 21st, 2010 | by Becky Striepe


Reuse Inspiration: Discarded Styrofoam Beauty

Styrofoam is worrisome stuff. Its production is toxic, most recycling centers won’t take it, and it’s tough to come up with ideas to use it once it’s done. But don’t despair! We can flex our green crafty muscles and turn that old Styrofoam into something worth saving. Here are some Styrofoam projects that other folks have created to get you going!

[Image Credit: Styrofoam Cup. Creative Commons photo by theroadhere]

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My name is Becky Striepe (rhymes with “sleepy”), and I am a crafts and food writer from Atlanta, Georgia with a passion for making our planet a healthier, happier, and more compassionate place to live. My mission is to make vegan food and crafts accessible to everyone!. If you like my work, you can also find me on Twitter, Facebook, and .

3 Responses to Reuse Inspiration: Discarded Styrofoam Beauty

  1. Tina says:

    I would have thought lighting would melt the foam.

  2. Oraxia says:

    The mecha sculpture, while cool, is definitely not a Gundam :/

  3. Styrofoam says:

    But there are certainly lots of things we can do with Styrofoam to avoid them ending up in landfills.

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