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September 20, 2011
Environmental artist Tom Deininger upcycles old, unwanted junk on a truly grand scale.
September 14, 2011
Discover how a bit of grinding, drilling and riveting can transform a pile of rusting parts into wonderful recycled junk robots with their own personalities.
September 13, 2011
Reduce, reuse, reassemble seems to be artist Jeremy Mayer’s recycling motto. He dissects salvaged typewriters and forms astonishingly lifelike sculptures.
September 8, 2011
Recycling stories involving objects as big as ships are rare, but here’s one retired and sunken ship, the Vandenberg, that not only fulfills one new purpose, but two.
September 7, 2011
Mario Caicedo Langer’s little creations are awesome examples of upcycling that give a new life not just to defunct objects, but also to plants and cacti.
September 6, 2011
Submarine graveyards like the one at Russia’s Nezametnaya Cove may have a certain decrepit charm, but they can do untold environmental damage.
September 2, 2011
We’ve found steampunk armor so cleverly upcycled that any time-traveling knight worth his salt wouldn’t be able to tell the difference.
August 31, 2011
“Nice fly you got there,” is an unusual way to start a conversation, but if you’re wearing a ring with a fly trapped inside it, you’re bound to attract some attention.
August 26, 2011
See the most unusual everyday items become integral parts of bicycles. Repurposing at its best!
August 25, 2011
Julia Strand’s artworks, carved from old reference books and encyclopedias, make for an upcycling book club that we’d join in a jiffy!
August 18, 2011
Suitcases are often heavy. Pet beds are sometimes eyesores. Now you can solve these seemingly unrelated problems by creating stylish pet beds out of recycled suitcases!
August 17, 2011
Recycled steampunk dream machines that would make the cut in any ‘Mad Max’ movie — lost, found and seriously upgraded.