- Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building - http://inhabitat.com -
Montreal Artists Transform Post-Consumer Trash Into Beautiful Fashion
Posted By Diane Pham On February 6, 2012 @ 4:30 pm In Accessories and Fashion,Recycled Materials | No Comments
The Great White North may be steeped in nature that residents fight to preserve, but Canadians still generate a whopping 35 million tons of garbage every year. To draw attention to the excess waste produced by citizens, Environment Canada  challenged 16 artists from the fields of fashion, hairstyling, cabinetry, and the visual arts to transform piles of trash into haute-couture creations. Currently on display at the Biosphere Environmental Museum  in Montreal, O.N.E. Outfits From a New Era  will make you think twice about consuming more than you need.
Article printed from Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building: http://inhabitat.com
URL to article: http://inhabitat.com/montreal-artists-transform-post-consumer-trash-into-beautiful-fashion/
URLs in this post:
 Environment Canada: http://www.ec.gc.ca/default.asp?lang=en
 Biosphere Environmental Museum: http://www.ec.gc.ca/biosphere/default.asp?lang=En&n=3C2E8507-1
 O.N.E. Outfits From a New Era: http://www.expoone.ca/
 READ MORE >: http://www.ecouterre.com/montreal-artists-transform-industry-garbage-into-high-end-fashions/
Copyright © 2011 Inhabitat Local - New York. All rights reserved.