Posts tagged "trash"

London Artist Turns Trash Into Art

One man's trash is another man's ... trash. But trash that's actually art, too. London street artist Francisco de Pajaro uses tossed out refuse as his medium, making cheeky and sometimes thoughtful sculptures from discarded garbage bags. "Rubbish is the only legal place you can make art on the street," said de Pajaro of hi…
By: Julie Gerstein / August 27, 2013

Here’s A Trashy Gift Idea

New York-based artist Justin Gignac is one of those dudes who inspires us to ask, Why didn't I think of that? After a co-worker pointed out and emphasized the importance of package design, he got the bright idea that anything could be dressed to sell, including garbage. In addition to hawking crap from the street…
By: Erin Flaherty / December 16, 2009

Disney Rescues Platinum Rings From Dumpster

A husband and wife were tidying up their villa at Disney World in Orlando, and the husband accidentally threw away his wife's engagement, wedding, and five-year-anniversary rings. Oops. But those devoted Disney employees donned protecteive clothing, searched through trash, and found the rings! "That's not the first time we've gone through trash — oh, no,"…
By: Catherine Strawn / April 23, 2008