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The Temple of Trash by Salzig Design Features Over 100 Tons of Plastic

By: Jordan M - Published:   Updated: May 5 2011 • References: salzigdesign & recyclart.org
The Temple of Trash by Salzig Design may not be your average pyramid structure and is definitely plenty impressive.

Built in Rotterdam, Netherlands, the Temple of Trash by Salzig Design was constructed by compressing more than 100 tons of plastic bottles into giant blocks of incredible density and size. And while the massive temple was merely a temporary structure, its legacy as a successful demonstration of how effective recycled plastic construction can be remains as indomitable as ever.

Implications - Eco art pieces are a perfect example of making a statement on the issues of pollution. Magnificent displays are more exciting than print ads and commercials that have a limited life span. Artistic installations are more visually appealing, and it will have people talking about the environmental issues that impact the earth today.

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