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  • Trash Photos X: A Stunning Christmas Tree Made with Recyclables

    Monday, December 11th, 2006

    Hope you are not yet tired of pictures of the creative way people are taking everyday used recyclable material and turning them into Christmas trees and decorations. I just found this one, and it’s stunning!
    The 64-year old Brazilian grandmother who decorated this tree did so with used wrapping paper, yogurt cups, PET bottles and […]

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    Trash Photos VIII: More Christmas Trees Made from Recyclables

    Monday, November 27th, 2006

    I’ve found some interesting examples of elementary school competitions in Brazil getting classes to construct Christmas trees from recyclable packaging waste — whether plastic bottles (whole or sliced up), plastic bags, metal cans, or even aseptic drink boxes (Tetra brik). They are, of course, accompanied by discussion with the kids of the different materials, […]

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    Trash Photos VII: A Christmas Tree Made of PET Bottles

    Saturday, November 18th, 2006

    You have to hand it to the Brazilians! They not only find creative ways to turn wastes into art, they do it with their own sense of style. This is the municipal “Christmas tree” made mostly of used PET bottles greeting visitors this season in the town of Novo Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro.

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