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The going green craze has inspired many artists to create recycled trash treasures from old bits of scrap. These talented bunch are able to create something superb from nothing reminding one that art can come from anywhere and be made from anything.

Many use recycled metal as their material to shape terrifying T-Rex's that looks like robots or use the metal to reconstruct man's best friend. Others use junk mail and old newspaper to form stunning mosaics. One artist built a gigantic gorilla using only coat-hangers.

To make something from nothing takes true artistic talent and wild creativity. These artists capture the spirit of thinking outside the box with their tremendous trash treasures. If you're an artist looking for some inspiration, just go check out what's in the dumpster! Stats for 50 Trash Treasures Trending: Older & Average
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