We are in the habit of using tools and machines in almost every work we do. When machines wear out, replacing the old with shiny new ones becomes the objective. So what about the broken tools and machines? Sometimes they end up in the trash while sometimes they are recycled into beautiful artworks as can be seen above.
Did you ever wonder what happens to the thousands of single-use chopsticks when discarded? Now why would you even think about it? However someone did and found out that not only throwing away chopsticks after one time use resulted in a huge amount of waste but added to the woe of felling millions of trees and bamboo plants while producing them.
China is planning to build the world’s tallest skyscraper, a.k.a. the 838m Sky City, in just 210 days. That will make the building 10m taller than the current tallest, Burj Khalifa of Dubai. If you think that 210 days is way too less to build such a thing, then you will be surprised to know that the original plan was to build SkyCity in just 90 days!
Wish we knew how common day objects could be shaped and transformed into stylish works of art. A look at this collection of dog sculptures and you indeed get inspired to build one on your own.
Agree or not a little notebook in your purse or bag is always handy. You can never go wrong with flipping it out to jot down messages or listing items that need to be purchased from the market. Then why not go for some vibrant upcycled notebooks?
Isn’t it interesting to find out the very many different uses of the simple objects that we find in our home? Take for example spoons and forks. Instead of throwing away the damaged ones they can be transformed into cheery garden sculptures!