Five Amazing Pieces Of Art Made From Recycled Materials

Published March 16, 2012
Updated February 1, 2024

Art Made From Recycled Materials: Bike Arch

Bike Arch Recycled Art

Artists Mark Grieve and Ilana Spector, who collected the bicycles from the debris piles of nonprofit bicycle organizations, created this bicycle arch. The archway features 300 bikes and was on display in California.

Recycled Art Mark Grieve Bike Arch

Recycled Art Ilana Spector Recycled Bike Arch

Recycled Art Bike Arch

Recycled Art: All American Girl

Recycled Art All American Girl

American artist Sandhi Schimmel created this image using tax forms and political junk mail. Her other works are created using paper waste including menus, junk mail, greeting cards and advertising brochures.

All American Girl Sandhi Schimmel

All American Girl Recycled Art

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