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Charles Parsons Illuminates Trash With Helios

 - Aug 26, 2009   Updated: Jul 13 2011
Recycled eco lights seem to be the way to go when it comes to decorating for urban dwellers. Charles Parsons created this upcycled creation from colored zip ties and turned them into a glowing light piece.

Charles Parsons used more than 1200 zip ties when he created Helios and held them securely together with nuts and washers.

This DIY project is a great way to be eco-friendly while remaining stylish.

Implications - Ideal for those who want to stay contemporary while decorating their homes, these lights are the perfect mix of style and greenery. You will never have to worry about using too much energy again with these lights as they already take care of the eco-conscious aspect with their production method.