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Adoptabots Made from Salvaged Material Wait for New Homes

By: Katherine Vong - Published: Sep 18, 2009 • References: etsy and inhabitots
If you’re in the market for something to love but not quite ready for a child or pet, consider picking up some Adoptabots from designer Brian Marshall’s robot orphanage.

Using old parts and salvage from items such as clocks, cameras, and cutlery, Marshall created a line of Adoptabots, one-of-a-kind robots with clever names that demonstrate recycling and upcycling. The Adoptabots make up the world’s first robot orphanage—you can “adopt” one for a price ranging from $75 to $350.

On his resourceful use of old parts to create the Adoptabots, Marshall says, “...with a little help from myself, these parts were coming together with new and unusual friends to fulfill their dreams of once again bringing joys to others.”