Gallery: London’s Olympic Stadium to Be Made Out of Recycled Guns and K...

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As the world eagerly awaits the Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, London is ramping up their own construction plans for the 2012 Olympics. And we just learned this exciting little tidbit about the super sustainable Olympic Stadium currently being built there that makes us even more anxious to see it – it’s going to be made out of recycled guns and knives! That’s right, confiscated weapons from the Metropolitan Police Department are being melted down into scrap metal and used to help build the stadium. That’s an anti-weapons and recycling program all rolled into one!

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  2. iPubba February 6, 2010 at 6:49 am

    Funnily enough, living in London I haven’t seen this in the news once!

  3. davidwayneosedach January 21, 2010 at 6:00 pm

    It certainly makes a “one off” statement. I love London. I’ll go to their Olympics no matter what they make the stadium out of.

  4. scept January 21, 2010 at 2:12 pm

    I like, no love, shooting guns at my local range and keep pocket knives as a useful tool. But even the most gun loving has to be able to look at this and see it as a wonderful step to getting dangerous weapons permanently off the streets and has an amazing sentiment of tying the Olympics to anti violence.

    now if only participating countries would man up to their atrocities.

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