A Look at an Installation in Madrid, Spain, that Addresses the World’s Plastic Waste Problem

Read the full story at Waste360. Continuing to raise awareness about the threat of plastic waste, Luzinterruptus, the anonymous Spanish art collective, created a large installation made from 60,000 recycled bottles collected from companies, small businesses, recycling plants and official organisms for the Luna de Octubre festival held in Madrid, Spain, last year.

For Your Next Adult Coloring Book, Shade In Data On Climate Change

Read the full story in Fast Company. In a new coloring book, you can trace a line around the border of arctic sea ice in 1996 and shade in what has been lost since then–an area the size of India–or you can color-code each day of 2015 based on the level of air pollution in …

London sculpture spotlights the deadly relationship between seabirds and plastic

Read the full story at Mother Nature Network. The last time environmental activist and underwater sculptor par excellence Jason deCaires Taylor worked in London, it was on “Rising Tides,” a hauntingly ephemeral installation positioned in the River Thames that served as commentary on rising sea levels and our unquenchable thirst for fossil fuels. Taking the …

Artist Turns Old CDs Into Amazing Sculptures Instead Of Throwing Them Away

Read the full story at Bored Panda. A broken CD isn't much good to anyone. Unless you're Sean Avery that is. Because while most of us would just throw them in the trash, the South Africa-born, Australia-based artist turns them into various dazzling animal sculptures. He makes them by gluing CD shards to wire mesh …

Trash Meets Art with Recology’s Artist in Residence Program

Read the full story at Waste360. Each year, San Francisco Bay Area artists have the chance to put their creative skills to the test with Recology’s Artist in Residence Program. Established in 1990, the program helps encourage the reuse of materials by allowing residents and artists to look at trash in a different light. The …