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ARTISTIC WAYS TO MAKE USE OF OLD VINYL RECORDS

ARTISTIC WAYS TO MAKE USE OF OLD VINYL RECORDS


In America, lots of ingenious ways have been found to re-purpose old vinyl. It can be reformed into bottles, floor tiles, garden hosing, pipes and traffic cones, among many other things. Girls carry handbags made from old records, and the uses to which it can be put seem endless. Vinyl is actually more environmentally friendly to make than other plastics, using less energy and causing fewer emissions, but it never biodegrades or breaks down in landfill.

Not all art is meant to be displayed on walls. A very imaginative soul created this replica of Salvador Dali's famous 'Melting Clock' out of an old record (below). Artist Jean Shin created the sculpture titled "Sound Wave" (right) out of vinyl records. Some sculptures really like to catch the eye. (more)

 

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