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This person made an entire house out of used plastic bottles! What do you think is inside?
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Some people have made entire rooms and furniture out of plastic bottles too! Check out that couch!
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These people are collecting bottles and taping them together. What do you think they’re making?
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Hint: Plastic bottles float.
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They made a boat that really works! The boy on the right did too. His has pedals, like a bike has, to move it forward.
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Check out this island. It looks like a normal island, but it isn’t. What’s so odd about it? Hint: Think of plastic boats.
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It’s made of floating trash! This artist puts plastic trash in bags, then puts them under the “island” so it floats.
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Watch how the “island” moves with the waves! The trees are real—their roots help hold the island trash together!
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Can you imagine if all the plastic in the ocean was made into floating islands?
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Spot the plastic bottles in this alligator! Artists use plastic trash to make sculptures! What animal would you make?
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This artist decided to make a sculpture of an entire whale using plastic bottles, straws, and plastic bags!
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When the wind blows, this artist’s work come to life! It’s made of plastic found on the streets of New York City.
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Here’s another sculpture. What do you think it is? Hint: It’s not JUST a fish…
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It’s a recycling bin! Its name is Goby. An artist wanted to make it FUN to clean up trash on the beach!
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How could you make your recycling bins more fun to use?
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