Gallery: Recycled Christmas Tree Made of Bike Wheels!


Talk about re-cycling! This simple and elegant alternative Christmas tree in Bermondsey Square, London is made out of 35 wheels from old bikes, and has been delighting passers-by with its unconventional looks. Designed by Sarah Wigglesworth Architects, the tree is a very fitting symbol of sustainability on a worldwide scale – especially since the wheels making up the design are borrowed from U.K. charity Re-Cycle which collects recyclable bike parts to restore old bicycles and ships them to Africa to be used for transportation by local people and health workers fighting the AIDS epidemic.

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  1. Towering Christmas Tree... December 7, 2010 at 9:37 am

    […] seen a lot of wacky Christmas trees made from everything from beer bottles to bicycles in our day but never one made of shopping carts! That’s right, 86 metal shopping carts […]

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