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53 Eco-Friendly Sculptures

From Junk Yard Critter Sculptures to Recycled Chair Leg Sculptures

— July 25, 2013 — Eco
When it comes to designing a statue or figurine for people to appreciate, incorporating sustainable or recyclable methods into the process is both a creative and educational process, and these eco-friendly sculptures are showcasing just how stunning these eco techniques can be.

Incorporating eco-friendly methods and techniques is not only a fantastic way to reduce waste and pollution to the environment, but it is also a great way to educate people on how practical and useful recycling and sustainable methods can be. From gigantic animal sculptures made from pieces of literature to stunning sculptures of fish made from discarded plastic bottles, these eco-friendly designs are showcasing that environmentally sustainable methods can be utilized in all sorts of different aspects of our lives.
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Auto-Branded Vertical Gardens
Auto-Branded Vertical Gardens
Nissan Mexicana and VerdMX Create Green Sculptures Throughout City
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Dejected Diposal Sculptures
Dejected Diposal Sculptures
The My Waste is Your Waste Exhibit Artfully Raises Recycling Awareness
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51
Salvaged Object Sculptures
Salvaged Object Sculptures
Artist Damion Silver Uses Found Objects to Create Eco Artwork
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50
Shimmering Junk Sculptures
Shimmering Junk Sculptures
Scrap Metal by Vik Muniz is Comprised of Animalistic Garbage Collages
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Bookish Giraffe Sculptures
Bookish Giraffe Sculptures
Artist Jean-Michel Rubio Uses Literature to Create 6 Foot Artwork
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Salvaged Temple Wood Installations
Salvaged Temple Wood Installations
Fragments by Ai WeiWei Explores Social Transformations
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Weaved Twig Architecture
Weaved Twig Architecture
Artist Patrick Dougherty Creates ‘Ballroom’ Structure
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46
Recycled Floral Sculptures
Recycled Floral Sculptures
Anne ten Donkelaar 'Flower Constructions' Reuse Weathered Material
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45
Organic Mammoth Sculptures
Organic Mammoth Sculptures
Musashino Art University's Rice Straw Art Structures are Eco-Friendly
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Delicate Tree Glass Sculptures
Delicate Tree Glass Sculptures
Katherine Gray Recycles Glasses to Send a Powerful Message
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Salvaged Cartoonish Sculptures
Salvaged Cartoonish Sculptures
The !ND!V!DUALS Collective Creates '90s-Inspired Installations
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Glass Bulb Sculptures
Glass Bulb Sculptures
Camilla Fabbri Recycles Incandescent Light Bulbs for Art
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Recycled Chair Leg Sculptures
Recycled Chair Leg Sculptures
Lars Beller Fjetland Crafts Birds Using Old Furniture Parts
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40
Broken Rubbish Sculptures
Broken Rubbish Sculptures
Artist Evan Robarts Puts Together Colorful and Chaotic
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Wooden Whale-Shaped Sculptures
Wooden Whale-Shaped Sculptures
David Kemp's 'Wooden Whaler' is Made of Two Discarded Boats
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Intricate Recycled Art Installations
Intricate Recycled Art Installations
Leo Fitzmaurice Builds Witty Art Pieces from Everyday Objects
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Surreal Cycle Sculptures
Surreal Cycle Sculptures
The Forever Bicycle Installation Symbolizes Social Environment Change
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Beautifully Carved Foliage Sculptures
Beautifully Carved Foliage Sculptures
The Mosaiculture's International Competition Wows its Guests
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Folded Plant Sculptures
Folded Plant Sculptures
The Collapsible Leaves Series by Azuma Makoto is a Tightly Layered Artwork
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34
Crashed Plane Sculptures
Crashed Plane Sculptures
Jordan Griska's Grunman Greenhouse Installation Feeds Low Income Families
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Manmade Waste Sculptures
Manmade Waste Sculptures
Human Debris by Jeremy Underwood Explores the Pervasion of Pollution
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Energy-Generating Eco Sculptures
Energy-Generating Eco Sculptures
Huge Fred George Design is a Green Symb-Oil for Peace
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Aquatic Circuit Board Art (UPDATE)
Aquatic Circuit Board Art (UPDATE)
Steven Rodrig Turns Old PCBs into Amazing Sculptures
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Giant Eco-Friendly Insects
Giant Eco-Friendly Insects
Slow Slugs by Florentijn Hofman is Made Out of 40,000 Plastic Bags
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Bicycle-Built Cycle Sculptures
Bicycle-Built Cycle Sculptures
The 2010 Sydney Art & About Festival Features the ‘Bike Bike'
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Sound System Sculptures
Sound System Sculptures
Benoit Maubrey Creates Sweet-Sounding Works of Art
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Living Moss Sculptures
Living Moss Sculptures
Coexistence by Mineo Mizuno Looks Like Lush Dioramas
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Scrap Metal Animal Sculptures
Scrap Metal Animal Sculptures
Artist Sayaka Ganz Turns Discarded Waste into Realistic Artwork
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Windshield Tsunami Sculptures
Windshield Tsunami Sculptures
The 'Flow' Installation Turns Discarded Glass into a Raging Sea
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Paper Shrubbery Sculptures
Paper Shrubbery Sculptures
Julie Dodd Interprets Rainforests as Lungs of the World Through Art
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Kitschy Salvaged Statuettes
Kitschy Salvaged Statuettes
Robert Bradford's Recycled Toy Sculptures are Made of Old Plastic
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Recycled Rim Mega Sculptures
Recycled Rim Mega Sculptures
The W'eel Turtle is Made Out of 2,000 Wheel Rims
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Household Trash Animal Sculptures
Household Trash Animal Sculptures
The Scrap Metal Gallery by Sayaka Ganz Reuses Discarded Pieces
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Unique Upcycled Sculptures
Unique Upcycled Sculptures
The Cara Barer 'The Book's Story' is Interesting & Beautiful
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Recycled Robotic Figures
Recycled Robotic Figures
Dario Tironi Uses a Mixture of Recycled Items to Create a Robot Family
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Recycled Robot Sculptures
Recycled Robot Sculptures
Motorcycle Man Sculpture is Made out of Recycled Bike Parts
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Fascinating Fish Sculptures
Fascinating Fish Sculptures
The Richard Howie School Installation is a Whirlpool of Creatures
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Beastly Eco Sculptures
Beastly Eco Sculptures
Sayaka Kajita Ganz Uses Found Objects to Create Her Animal Models
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Steampunk Watch Part Sculptures
Steampunk Watch Part Sculptures
Artist Sue Beatrice Creates Antique-Looking Artworks
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Intricate Nature-Inspired Sculptures
Intricate Nature-Inspired Sculptures
Nuala O'Donovan Creates Her Ceramics By Hand, Not Compu
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Scrap Metal Sculptures
Scrap Metal Sculptures
These Eduard Martinet Creations Turn Junk into Fantastic Artworks
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Recycled Trash Sculptures
Recycled Trash Sculptures
Steven Siegel Creates Monumental Art from Junk
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Junk Yard Critter Sculptures
Junk Yard Critter Sculptures
Prageeth Manohansa Exhibits an Astounding Collection of Creatures
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Chaotic Wood Scrap Sculptures
Chaotic Wood Scrap Sculptures
Leonardo Drew Creates Massive Installations Out of Waste
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Incredibly Intricate Eco-Sculptures
Incredibly Intricate Eco-Sculptures
These Shrub Sculptures were Made for a Competition in Montreal
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Recycled Toy Canines
Recycled Toy Canines
Robert Bradford Transforms Children's Toys into Life-Sized Dogs
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Art From Library Discards
Art From Library Discards
Jonathan Callan Builds Sculptures Out of Folded Books
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Bottle Sea Creature Art
Bottle Sea Creature Art
The Fish Sculptures on Botafogo Beach Promotes Sustainability
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Suspended Newspaper Sculptures
Suspended Newspaper Sculptures
Recycled Shadow was Created in Response to Paper Waste
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Upcycled Steampunk Sculptures
Upcycled Steampunk Sculptures
Gone Postal by Michael Ulman is a Fantastic Found Material Creation
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Giant Animal Eco-Sculptures
Giant Animal Eco-Sculptures
Heather Jansch's Recycled Artwork is Amazing
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Detailed Newspaper Sculptures
Detailed Newspaper Sculptures
Nick Georgiou Transforms Old Papers into Works of Art
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Scrap Metal Animal Sculptures
Scrap Metal Animal Sculptures
The Scrap Metal Animals by Christian Champin are Recycled Brilliance
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