What's Happening Now

Recycling Is Great, But What These People Are Doing With Plastic Bags Is Awesome

, , , , , , , , , ,

Approximately 550,000 people in the United States are facing homelessness as we speak. The number in Canada is a bit lower, ringing in at around 200,000, but the statistics are still tragic. As you can imagine, Marilyn O’Connor’s decision to crochet plastic mats for the homeless was met with great acclaim. The woman, who currently […]

Read More...

Once You’re Done Using This Pencil, You Can Throw It Out…Into The Yard

, , , , , , , , ,

In just one year, about 15 million pencils are manufactured, used, and tossed in the trash. Not bad for an item that’s facing decline due to computers, but it’s not great for the environment. So one company decided to design pencils that serve a bigger purpose. Sprout World creates pencils that, once you’ve worn them […]

Read More...

This Artist Recycled Old Mechanical Parts To Create Something Amazing.

, , , , , , ,

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Or, it’s his giant steampunk turtle sculpture. If that second man is Indonesian artist Ono Gaf, at least. Using discarded metal junk, Gaf created something that you’ll have to see to believe. You’ve never come across a reptile like this before, that’s for certain. The thing must weigh […]

Read More...