- Aug 23, 2009   Updated: Jun 14 2011
Eco artists are amazing at taking old, recycled and reused objects and turning them into spectacular pieces of artwork. While this artistic field is certainly not new, the recession and renewed emphasis on the environment have made eco art all the rage.

The slideshow below features a multitude of eco art pieces made from a variety of recycled materials, including newspapers, cassette tapes and mobile phones.

Implications - As the world moves towards a more eco-friendly existence, consumers are looking for ways to participate in bettering the planet through their respective disciplines. As such, many designers contribute to this effort through personal artwork. Corporations can build empathetic customer bonds by hosting events which encourage consumers to take part.

From Plant Portraits to Cassette Tape Masterpieces: