Here is an invitation to join Michael Reynolds, creator of the Earthship concept, for an Earthship workshop. The two-day hands-on Earthship Biotecture Workshop will be held on April 12, 13, 14, 2013 at Barnsdall Art Park, Hollywood, California, 90027. Tickets are… Read More »Earthship Workshop with Michael Reynolds
I’ve always admired the dragon made of recycled hubcaps that adorns the wall above the entrance desk at the Westy, my local arts and music centre. To my delight, the last time I visited to see a show, Ptolemy Elrington,… Read More »EcoStreet ♥ recycled Hub Cap Creatures
I just joined the #BagBrigade at The Green Life Online and pledged to use reusable bags instead of plastic bags. Tomorrow, millions of Americans will take to the shops and just think of all the plastic bags that don’t have… Read More »Join the #BagBrigade to make Black Friday Greener…
A: When Farai’s had his creative way with it! Farai is a member of the Mother City Craft Collective, a collective of traffic-light crafters who you can see selling their wares as you drive through the streets of Cape Town. … Read More »Q: When is a Coke can an elephant (or possibly a giraffe)?
Alex Makumbe collects reclaimed chipboard and old cans to make his Cape Town scenes. This is how he makes a living. Alex came to Cape Town from Harare in Zimbabwe 8 years ago and has been making a living as… Read More »EcoArt: recycled collage township scenes
I’m constantly awed and inspired by the amazing artists that share their work online, and two of my favourite artists who make art out of materials that some would throw away are Cynthia Korzekwa and Janet Botes. Do go and… Read More »Pretty things made of plastic bottles
Title: Drum Kit Year: 2003 Materials: tin cans, metal wire Dimensions: L 27 cm W 22 cm H 16 cm [Recyclart]
Originally published in January 2008. Harness your creativity to make something useful and keep something else out of landfill. I like the idea of making unique pieces of furniture for my home, and I like not having to pay (or… Read More »Flashback Friday: EcoDIY make a chair