A day November 15 again marked the Day recycling in U.S. It was first held in 1997. Now their is a urgent need for reuse and recycling of materials than ever. The population of the Earth has passed for 7 billion mark, and mankind is responsible for the consumption of just unimaginable amount of resources. In some countries, artists, businesses and governments have found creative and useful way to reuse materials such as plastic bottles are used in unusual installations. Here are some photos Collected from around the world, linked by a common theme – Recycling of materials. To give you a awareness alert as its Our World.
A woman sleeps on plastic bottles in recycling center in Jiaxing, Zhejiang Province.
2. United States
Four-year-Haley Elsip, among hundreds of flowers made from recycled bottles in Florida.
Worker checks motorcycle made out of recycled parts and bicycle parts, at a workshop in Bangkok.
4. The company – Woodhorn Group
Compost is sorted by quality and size at the company – Woodhorn Group, where Christmas trees and other plant waste is processed into fertilizer.
5. The Afghan province of Helmand.
These doors are made from recycled barrels for petroleum products, lead to a landfill in the village Kunkak, the Afghan province of Helmand. The doors in Helmand province are made of different material collected – drums, shipping containers, pieces of cloth, rice sacks or cans. Often it is the only splash of personality and color to a bleak and gray landscape of the country, where all the buildings look alike.
6. Japan, Tokyo
Electronic parts by a processing plant in Tokyo. The company – Re-Tem Corp researches and develops processing of rare earth metals needed to manufacture electronics.
7. Pakistan, Karachi
Man burns computer parts to take material and make it a solder wire in a workshop in Karachi.
A couple of the “cystic room” in the park Roubaix in France. This room is made of recycled plastic and holds its shape with silent fan.
9. Cape Town “Create something new, and not just noise.”
Vuvuzely serve as a source of light at the competition in Cape Town for processing of musical instruments, after the World Cup in South Africa. Two South African advertising firms sponsored a contest for re-use vuvuzel – WoZela! Under the slogan: “Create something new, and not just noise.”
10. Colombia “Ecofashion 2011”
Model in a dress made of recycled materials at a fashion show “Ecofashion 2011” in Cali, Colombia.
Girl Scouts of recycled aluminum cans, of which the Scouts have posted a huge lily in Zocalo Square in Mexico City. Scouts gathered it in the main square for the annual event to put out cans of its logo. Organizers say that all banks have been sold and the proceeds went to help the needy.
Argentine designer Lyukretsiya Lovera with his creation – a bag from recycled video tapes – in her studio in Berlin.
13. New York
Pipes, extruded and recycled for reuse in the factory in Corfu, NY.
14. Cleveland – Pistols
Working in steel mill – ArcelorMittal Steel thrown into the fire a firearm in Cleveland. The plant processed more than 700 pistols and revolvers, including those that had been confiscated by the police.
15. Manila, Philippines
A man digs a lot of garbage in search of copper and other metals in order to pass them to the collection point for recycling at a dump in Manila.
Tiger recycled leads a parade in honor of Chinese New Year in Sydney.
Afghan girl looks on the outskirts of Kabul recyclables.
Israeli industrial designer Hadas Ittskovich next to his creation of the globe out of plastic bottles in Petah Tikva, near Tel Aviv.
Bunch of b / a of mobile phones at a processing plant in Tokyo.
Write-off of Israeli army tanks on the “tank graveyard” near the town of Kiryat Gat. 700 emerged from the exploitation of Israeli tanks used by the country during the various wars that have been put up for sale for about $ 0.25 a kilo.
21. Columbus, Ohio
Ohio University student Patrick Milleson with a bunch of old scores in Columbus, Ohio. Unnecessary glasses were sent to the school of ophthalmology Collected from across the country , where the students have sorted them, cleaned and distributed to the needy.
65-year-old Filipino Rodolfo Rivera is trying to discourage recycled ball homemade wooden racket during a match in Manila.
The operator shooting the film of the building – EcoArk, made of plastic bottles during a press conference in Taipei. The Taiwanese company has built three-storey exhibition hall of the 1.5 million used plastic bottles, creating a perfect novelty in this field.
24. Sydney, Christmas tree of Bikes.
Christmas tree made from recycled bike in Sydney. Bicycles provided by recycling company CMA Corporation, Christmas tree stood in the square until December 28, 2010, after which it returned to the factory of the company for recycling.
Extruded aluminum cans recycled in the factory in Laval, France.
26 Instruments from recycled materials.
Violinist Paraguayan Symphony Orchestra “Music collection”, the musicians who played on instruments from recycled materials, acts in Asuncion. Non-profit organization “The Sounds of Earth”, led by musician Louis Szaranom, asks the master of stringed instruments Oryu Nicholas,who is known as “Don Cole”, to continue to create tools out of the garbage which sounds amazing to audience.
A former aircraft carrier Invincible in a landfill in the port city of Izmir. Disassembling the ship into pieces for recycling.
28. Beijing, Transformers
Workers resting on the roof in front of a 10-meter “Transformers” at the Olympic Stadium in Beijing. The robot made of scrap metal and other metals, were brought from Taiwan and raised in the “Green Dream Park” – a theme park that promotes environmental protection and recycling of materials.
29. Tzu Chi Foundation in Taipei
Girl-volunteer sewing blankets made from recycled plastic bottles at the plant Tzu Chi Foundation in Taipei. The company Tzu Chi Foundation is engaged in charity work, and actively delivers clean blankets to earthquake victims in Haiti and flood victims in Pakistan.
30. Sao Paulo
36-year-old Kavala carries a one year old son Joachim Francisco in a wheelchair made of recycled wood in the financial center of Sao Paulo.
31. Cape Town
People walk past a huge Easter bunny shape with white teeth, made out of boxes from the drinks, in Cape Town. To create a shape using about 42 thousand boxes, but its skeleton was created out of the woods and cables. After use, the installation also dismantled and recycled.
32. Hong Kong.
Director, Division of Control of recycled «Ecotech» with fuel derived from waste plastics, against the background of his “conversion of plastics into fuel” at the factory in Hong Kong. The system is designed to provide practical and cost-effective solutions recycling of plastic waste. This unit can handle up to three tons of plastic waste in 1000 liters of fuel oil per day. If the system is very mindful, it can convert waste into diesel fuel!
18-meter catamaran “Plastics”, created from more than 11 000 used bottles and other plastic materials and waste, is moored in the harbor of Sydney after his trip to the Pacific Ocean.