The artists with their creation have the ability to get the attention of the viewers. However, it depends upon the artists where they want to take this attention. Right now, the world is buckling under the pressure of environmental issues like climate change leading to loss of animal habitat and extinction of wildlife species. Therefore, many eco-conscious artists from around the world are creating thought-provoking animal sculptures using recycled materials to promote both art and sustainability at the same time.
Artists from all around the world are turning nature-friendly. However, there are some artists that are taking the same to a brand new level. Well, what could be more nature-friendly than mother nature herself? By utilizing materials available in the exclusively natural environment these artists create nature-inspired artistic creations from the already beautiful natural marvels. This art form is popular as natural art. The inspiration for it is clear as quite often we can find trees or rocks that seem as if they are sculpted by humans when actually they are not.
Why buy plastic stubs, when you can have baskets? Aren’t there plenty poly bags already out in the open? In fact, by opting for buckets we are also giving employment to many skilled people out there who would like nothing better than making a living by creating something useful out of trash. Sally Stokes with his creative basket made from recycled plastic bags gives us the inspiration to do the same. In fact, when you are really intent on buying a sustainable basket there’s plenty of options around the market exclusively for you. Let’s check some of these.
When you imagine a normal household, you might imagine the morning with a cup of tea/coffee along with a newspaper. It is as normal as you might imagine it to be. In fact, despite the Internet invasion and rising popularity of smartphones, the newspaper world is still thriving. But, unlike online news, old newspapers have one disadvantage. Once you are done with them, they don’t have any use. However, if you don’t like wasting and have a creative bent, then we ideas that would help you utilize old newspaper artistically. Furthermore, you can even encourage your kids to do so. Utilizing these ideas you can utilize your old newspapers to make anything ranging from chairs to paper bags.
First came painting and photography, after it came cartoons and movies, which are, in some sense, moving paintings or photos. Nevertheless, art forms like sculpture didn’t see this emancipation. It is pretty much the same as it was. However, now that we are in the 21st Century, this doesn’t have to be the case. Sculptors all around the world are now breaking the boundaries. With kinetic sculptures in the mix, motion is no longer a restraint for the sculptures. Furthermore, some of these sculptures even utilize renewable resources like wind energy for their motion and even utilize junk materials thus making a sustainable statement as well. Let’s check them out.
Are you tired of your kids wanting to do something creative and asking you to buy expensive paints and oils? Well, there’s something you can do to remedy it. Well, you can opt for eco-friendly paints. However, it’d be much better if, rather than opting for new toys and gadgets all the time, you teach your kids the importance of recycling and reusing old products. You can easily do this by utilizing waste products for eco-friendly DIY arts and crafts projects. Not only these would save your money, in addition, they would also help you in saving the environment. In fact, there is no dearth of creative ideas to transform old, unused boxes, juice cartons, cereal boxes, milk jugs, and even old newspapers into useful household items. Wondering where to start? Well, here are 10 amazing ideas for inspiration.
Airports all over the world are realizing the importance of becoming eco-friendly. Airports are huge spaces and consume a lot of energy. In fact, the carbon footprint of those who occasionally air travel is significantly higher. But what can we do? Most of us travel by airplanes only because we have to, we can try to be as eco-friendly with it as possible, but sometimes that is not enough. Keeping this very problem in mind, governments from all around the world are coming up with eco-friendly airports. If with effort, they try to make air travel green, then that would surely make a huge difference.
By going green, they would be saving a lot of natural resources. Even some of the popular old airports are changing their design to include eco-friendly measures and many of the new constructions are in a manner which conforms to the latest sustainability standards. Here are some of the best eco-friendly airports in the world, which have made eco-friendliness their byword:
In the realm of science, there are many ideas, which are possible and which we are sure that we are going to see in the future. However, on the other hand, there’s also a league of ideas, which are too good to be true. Nevertheless, owing to the huge public interests in such ideas, there’s no dearth of scientists who, like sci-fi writers, try their best to make others believe that these ideas could be true. At present, perpetual motion machines belong to that league of ideas. It is only in the distant future that we would be able to find out whether this idea is realistic or not.
The world is fast moving in two directions. First is the direction of consumerism, which exploits all the available natural resources in the hope of gaining profit from them. Second is that of sustainability. It includes people who try to restore the damage that this thinking about profitability does to the environment. However, as of now, the second is far behind the first. Unless we include sustainability even in the smallest of our choices, we cannot balance this scale. Furthermore, it should be a societal change and not an individual one. For example, opting for something like paper jewelry over the conventional one is a great choice.
Paper is one such natural product that has endless possibilities. Right from the crafts at school to big hoardings, paper is used everywhere. This paper is now being utilized as the base material for designer jewelry. Paper jewelry designers are constantly at work in creating cufflinks, bracelets, earrings, necklaces, etc. from various sorts of thrown away papers. You will really be surprised at the colorful jewelry pieces made from disposed off bar tags, thrown away shopping bills and coupons, torn pages from magazines. Here are ten such jewelries made from different types of disposed paper.
When it comes to the most dangerous animal on planet earth, humans rank undisputedly at number one. Even when we combine the damage that all other animal species do to the environment and to humans, it is still no match to what the humans do. However, there were a few particular environmental disasters with which humans took this damage to a yet another level. These are the worst man-made environmental disasters. Because of these disasters that the planet earth would never be the way it was once.