An Artist Spray-Paint Animals On Plastic Wrap In The Forest With Amazing Results

A few years ago Ches, a Russian street artist, discovered a form of graffiti called cellograffiti where artist paint on industrial strength plastic film fixed between two columns or trees. Intrigued by the medium, Ches started using it in his own work. Continue reading »

Dead Whale Sculpture Raises Awareness On Plastic Waste In The Philippines

Greenpeace Philippines has launched a 50 ft sculpture of a dead whale made out of plastic waste in a campaign to raise awareness about the effects of dumping rubbish. Continue reading »

Abushe, An African Child With Plastic Eyes


Eric Lafforgue

Abushe lives in southern Ethiopia. No one would pay any attention to him, but if you catch a glimpse of his eyes, their incredible magnetic colour will stop you in your tracks. Abushe suffers from the Waardenburg syndrome. One of the characteristics of this syndrome is an abnormal spacing between the eyes but mainly a special pigmentation of the irises. This phenomenon is rare. Its effects are obviously striking on a child with black skin like the little Ethiopian. Continue reading »

Children On North Sea Island Delighted By Flood Of Plastic Eggs

Easter has come early to the German North Sea island of Langeoog. A flood of plastic eggs containing tiny toys has been swept ashore after a fierce storm, to the delight of the island’s youngest residents. Continue reading »

Powerful Photos Show Mermaids Swimming In A Plastic Bottle Ocean

Montreal-based photographer Benjamin Von Wong put together an interesting project to try and raise awareness about pollution in the oceans. Von Wong used 10,000 plastic bottles and he placed them in a warehouse then had two beautiful mermaids attempt to swim through the collection and the photos are captivating. Continue reading »

This Artist Creates Organic Plastic Woven Threads Sculptures

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Designer and architect Sui Park, based in New York and born in Seoul, creates plastic black and white sculptures with organic flexible 3D shapes. With a notion of movement, she considers her works as sometimes mystical and illusionary, like mirages. She can make a group of sculptures similar to aquatic organisms or jellyfish, or suspended works like swimming fish. Continue reading »

Plastic Trash Gets New Life As Art

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Photo by Keith Lane / The Washington Post

This summer, experience “Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea,” a larger-than-life exhibit of 17 marine wildlife sculptures—from jellyfish to sharks—made entirely of plastic pollution directly recovered from oceans. Placed throughout the Smithsonian’s National Zoo, these massive sculptures represent the more than 315 billion pounds of plastic in oceans, illustrating the devastating effects of the ocean’s deadliest predator—trash. The Smithsonian’s National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute is committed to saving marine species and is a pioneer in coral research and conservation. Continue reading »

An Artist Has Created A Giant Mosaic Made From Recycled Plastic Bottles Depicting Vincent Van Gogh’s Famous Painting ‘The Starry Night’

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Photo by Yueh-Hua Lee

A giant mosaic made from recycled plastic bottles depicting Vincent van Gogh’s famous painting The Starry Night is to be unveiled in Keelung’s Embrace Cultural and Creative Park, Northern Taiwan. Continue reading »

These Sculptural Vases Are Designed To Use An Old Plastic Bottle Inside Them

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Designer Libero Rutilo of DesignLibero, has created a unique way to give life back to used plastic water bottles. His idea was to create a 3D printed sculptural vase exterior, that can be placed over the top of a water bottle, and can be screwed on like a cap. Continue reading »

This Artist Has Created The Inflatable Air Bear Made Of Plastic Bag

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Polar bears, polar bears. Those ubiquitous symbols of climate change. Cute and cuddly, ethereal and majestic, they’re popping up everywhere – including atop subway grates on the streets of New York City. Continue reading »

Plastic Balls Bathing

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Members of the general public enjoy the “BEACH” at the National Building Museum August 25, 2015 in Washington, DC. The “BEACH” is an interactive architectural installation, with an “ocean” of nearly one million recyclable translucent plastic balls, that brings the experience of going to the beach indoor. (Photos by Alex Wong/Getty Images) Continue reading »

Over 90 Million Plastic Balls To Protect The City Of Los Angeles

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Over 90 million plastic balls cover the Los Angeles Reservoir in the Sylmar area of Los Angeles Wednesday, back to August 12, 2015. The city has completed a program of covering open-air reservoirs with floating “shade balls” to protect water quality. Photos by Damian Dovarganes/AP Photo. Continue reading »

Swim In 1,000,000 Recyclable Plastic Balls At Installation In Museum In Washington

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The National Building Museum in Washington has become the unlikely home of an enormous ocean of one million plastic bubbles and a plastic beach open to visitors who want to hop in for a truly bizarre experience. Continue reading »

The Plastic Mosaic You Can See From Space: Spain’s Greenhouse Complex

The world’s largest plastic greenhouse complex–known as Mar de Plástico–covers more than 185 square miles near Almeria in Spain’s southeast. Photographer Bernhard Lang shot these sprawling scenes as part of his “Aerial Views” project.

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Mar de Plástico has been an area of intensive crop production since the 1960s. Exports of fruits and vegetables in 2012 amounted to 1.9 billion euros with 359 companies exporting from the complex. Almost 30 percent of Mar de Plastico’s production is exported to Germany, followed by France; the rest is sold in Spain itself.
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20 Chinese Women Before And After Plastic Surgery

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Images showing the drastic transformation of 20 different women who’ve undergone plastic surgery procedures were recently published online. Continue reading »