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32 Creative Things You Can Do With Empties

— March 23, 2009 — Eco
Got empty cans and beer bottles laying around? Luck you, because you've got some of the best tools for creating fun, eco art right at your fingertips.

Cycle through the images in the cluster below for some of the most innovative pieces of art we've seen people create using their post-party garbage, from the creation of Beer Bottle orchestras to a Buddhist temple made from one million recycled Heineken bottles.

Who knew empty art could be so awesome?
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Billboards out of Bottles
Billboards out of Bottles
Carlsberg Ad Promotes New Bottles
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High-Energy Art Contests
High-Energy Art Contests
Red Bull Art of Can (UPDATE)
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Beer Bottle Orchestras
Beer Bottle Orchestras
Victoria Bitter Ad
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Recycling Bottles Into Macho Lighting
Recycling Bottles Into Macho Lighting
Only Sorta Ugly
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28
Musical Rollerskating
Musical Rollerskating
Michel Lauziere Plays Classics on Glass Bottles With Rollerblades
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Recycling Gives Back
Recycling Gives Back
Laptop Sleeve & Bag From Recycled Bottles
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Recycled Wine Crate As Dog Bowl
Recycled Wine Crate As Dog Bowl
Whiner & Diner Feeder
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Recycled Beer Bottle Glasses
Recycled Beer Bottle Glasses
HIK!
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Bizarre Eco-Friendly Buildings
Bizarre Eco-Friendly Buildings
The Glass House Reuses Embalming Fluid Bottles
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DIY PET Purses
DIY PET Purses
Reusing Drink Bottles will Make You Feel Froggy With Eco-Friendliness
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Buddhist Beer Bottle Architecture
Buddhist Beer Bottle Architecture
Monks Build Heineken Temple
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Recycled Cup Lights
Recycled Cup Lights
DIY Garbage Lamps
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Recycled Can Origami
Recycled Can Origami
Handmade Jurassic Dinosaur T-Rex Made From Old Coke Can
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DIY Robots from Aluminum Cans
DIY Robots from Aluminum Cans
The Canbot Helps You Recycle, Kinda
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Beer Can Art
Beer Can Art
Student Builds Classic Mustang Out Of Bud Cans
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Recycled Bottle Ceilings
Recycled Bottle Ceilings
Aesop's High Glass Boutique
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Drunken Glass Accessories
Drunken Glass Accessories
Beautiful Baubles From Eco-Friendly Recycled Wine Bottles
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Beer Can Butterflies
Beer Can Butterflies
More Garbage as Art
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Eco Alternative Christmas Trees
Eco Alternative Christmas Trees
Recycled Glass Water Bottles Make a Very Green Tree
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Beer Bottle Goblets
Beer Bottle Goblets
Recycled Sol, Corona & Grolsch
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12
Recycled Home Designs
Recycled Home Designs
Bottle Lamps II
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11
Aluminium Can Recycled Shoes
Aluminium Can Recycled Shoes
Tear Your Feet to Shreds?
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10
Recycled Tin Can Fashion
Recycled Tin Can Fashion
Ecoist Handbags Made of Pull Tabs
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9
Houses Made of Plastic Bottles
Houses Made of Plastic Bottles
Jasmine Zimmerman's Bumbershoot Art
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Fashion From Recycled Plastic
Fashion From Recycled Plastic
PET Bottle Samurai Outfit
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Aluminized Eco Art
Aluminized Eco Art
Works of Art Made From Recycled Cans
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Recycled Bottle Chandeliers
Recycled Bottle Chandeliers
PET Lights
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Castaway Plastic Art
Castaway Plastic Art
Recycled PET Bottles Turned Gorgeous Masterpieces
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Soda Can Underwear
Soda Can Underwear
Trashy Lingerie
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Recycled Soda Can Jewelry
Recycled Soda Can Jewelry
Eco Art by the Disabled
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Recycled Bottle Art
Recycled Bottle Art
Miwa Koizumi's PET Jellyfish
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Trash Into Art
Trash Into Art
Amazing Beer Can Butterflies (UPDATE)
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