Trash To Art
Guide To Recycled Art
Carrie Morgan, Linda Turner,
Jennifer Hanson, Carol Walker,
What is Trash?
Rubbish; worthless material that is to be
Examples of Trash
Plastic Bags Egg Cartons
Bottle Caps Aluminum Cans
Buttons Light Bulbs
Cardboard Tubes Newspapers,
Coffee Filters Catalogs
Soda Bottles Disposable
Construction Dinnerware and
What is Recycling?
The process by which trash is collected and
used as materials for new products.
There are three steps in recycling:
1. Trash is sorted and collected.
2. Trash is transformed into new products.
3. Consumers buy the goods made from
YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Recycling Saves Natural Resources
Recycling Saves Energy
Recycling Saves our Environment
Recycling Adds Value to Economy
Recycling is Good Business
What is Trash Art?
Finding new and inventive ways to
recycle those things you normally throw
Jane Woolverton, “Oh, say can you see”, six-pack
plastic holders, acrylic, nylon thread
Richard Elliott, “What I do where I live”
Wood, Varnish, Post-Its, Pencils Wire
Carol Durham, “Sticks and ……”
Gut, Packing Materials
Rose Marie Ginsburg, “Iron”
Coiled Electrical Wire
Remi Rubel, “Quilted”
Bottle caps, jump rings, and product
Emily Dvorin, “Bygone”
Raffle tickets, rusted nails, screws, bottle caps,
Emily Dvorin, “At Loose Ends”
Plactic cable, ties, coiled paper, rush
What can you create
with your trash?