31 Jan '17, 9am
Artist ingeniously turns old plastic bottles into joining material for furniture
“Both materials, wood and plastic bottles, are widely abundant in cities and other places,” writes Pedros. “There are lying there as waste, waiting to be reclaimed by people. Joining Bottles seeks to contribute to new beliefs based on what we, as individuals and communities, can do with what is available to us. In some countries, this project can make a real difference, promoting the collect of plastic bottles and wood waste , and helping people to empower themselves.” The plastic bonds are strong enough to create sturdy furnishing capable of supporting an average person’s weight.