Upcycled Inspiration: Five Ideas for Crafty Reuse

bottlecap rainbow

2. Bottlecap Rainbow

This piece is from the Urban Institute for Contemporary Art’s show Material Afterlife. The artist collected dozens of plastic bottlecaps and arranged them by color as a statement about waste. Did you know that recycling facilities can’t accept plastic bottles with the caps on for recycling? Maybe you could make your own rainbow instead!

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2 thoughts on “Upcycled Inspiration: Five Ideas for Crafty Reuse”

  1. RecyclingZychal

    Loved this article! I make functional things from broken umbrellas such as dog coats, babushkas, beverage cozies, aprons, etc. feel free to check out my etsy site: http://www.recyclingzychal.etsy.com
    or if you are interested in donating a broken umbrella to us, you can check out our “Strip and Ship” video located here: http://www.recyclingzychal.com/donate.html

    thanks and keep up the great work on this blog
    Taryn Zychal
    Product Designer
    Recycling Zychal

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