- Sep 28, 2008   Updated: Apr 6 2011
References: nerdbots.myshopify
Married couple Nicholas and Angela from Kansas City, Missouri seem to have an obsession with robots; their 'Nerdbots' collection consists of robots made from everyday objects found at their favorite antique and thrift stores.

You can adopt your own robot from the limited collection at their website. The robots range in price between $155-185.

Implications - Upcycling is a part of the green movement that seems to be on steroids. Toys, jewelry and appliances are being created out of scrapped materials and these products are appealing to the vast consumer base that are concerned about the footprint they leave on Earth. Businesses that are aligned to being "green" can use the concept of upcycling to their advantage to gain a foothold in the growing eco industry.