recycle

sculpture

Junked Digital Cameras Morph into Adorable Robots

Writer and artist James Rauff makes cute mutant creatures out of old electronics.
DJ Pangburn
7.28.17
Comics!

'Gone Virtual,' Today's Comic by Julian Glander

Susan loses all track of time when she enters a new virtual lifelike world.
Julian Glander
7.20.17
Philanthropy

Orphaned Gloves Become Adorable, Socially-Conscious Art

Two artists transform single gloves found on New York City sidewalks into quirky, handcrafted toys to help the homeless.
Andrew Nunes
7.19.17
Design

Broken Skateboards Are Transformed into Designer Tables

This woodshop marries "upscale" and "street."
Leander Roet
1.12.16
Art

This Trash Art Residency Makes Waste Wonderous

The art made at the Recycled Artist In Residency (RAIR) is garbage... literally.
Antwaun Sargent
1.8.16
Food

An Australian is Going to Die on Mars to Prove a Point About Sustainability

Dianne McGrath will go all the way to Mars to convince you to take food waste more seriously.
Denham Sadler
2.19.15
remix

X-Rays & 35mm Negatives Become Faces in Nick Gentry's Paintings

Nick Gentry recycles obsolete media to create the textured film portraits he'll display at the Robert Fontaine Gallery exhibition on November 8.
Beckett Mufson
11.3.14
Art

We Talked To The Artist Turning E-Waste Into Projected Star Maps

With "Project Project," Julia Christensen transforms old tech into projectors through which she beams animations of obsolete constellations.
Willa Köerner
10.16.14
Stuff

Meet the Quaker Puppet Maker Trying to Save Arts Education in the Midwest

Christopher Lutter is the founder of Puppet Farm Arts, a pacifist collective that makes humongous puppets out of reclaimed trash for various theater productions, parades, and school workshops.
Georgia Perry
7.31.14
Design

Eco-Skyscraper Concept Grows From The Recycled Garbage Of Its Occupants

Chartier-Corbosson architects want to cut costs by using residents' recyclables as part of the structure of their proposed 'London Organic Skyscraper.'
Beckett Mufson
7.8.14
Design

Plus Pool Is A Floating Swimming Pool That Cleans New York's Rivers

<p>Meet the guys behind Plus Pool, a floating, river-filtering watersports fun zone in Motherboard TV&#8217;s new series <i>Futurestructures</i>.</p>
Sean Yeaton
8.23.12
Choi Jeong Hwa

Choi Jeong Hwa’s Vibrant Installations Elevate Dumpster Diving To High Art

<p>The renowned artist turns everyday sights into next level installations all over the world.</p>
Kyuhee Baik
8.2.12