Gallery: “A La Lata” Bowl Made From Recycled Soda Can Tabs

 

This beautiful “A La Lata” bowl’s elegant use of recycled materials and hand-crafted form has launched it into ranks of our Spring Greening Contest finalists. The bowl, whose name translates as ‘to the can’, is part of a larger collection of products made from soda can tabs woven together with zip ties. We love how the bowl’s zip tie structure gives it an airy appearance as if it were floating, and the added charm of this simple piece is that it can be turned inside-out to act as a holder for pencils or other desktop items. Our Spring Greening DIY Design Competition challenged designers to find innovative new uses for everyday materials – if you’re a fan of the “A La Lata” bowl vote for it now!

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2 Comments

  1. cloclo October 9, 2010 at 4:00 am

    i very much like your bowl and i have a project i am doing with my class and for mine i am going to make this

  2. casaverde June 7, 2010 at 1:05 am

    good use of old pop can tops, but the zip ties are clearly new, not recycled….just more demand for plastic. i like the way it looks tho…just wish it were ALL green, not 50%

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