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Starship Enterprise Made From Recycled Ink Cartridges!

Posted By Yuka Yoneda On August 27, 2010 @ 2:15 pm In Art,Design,Innovation,Recycled Materials | No Comments

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Even if you aren’t a die-hard Trekkie, you have to admit that this replica of the Starship Enterprise [2] made from old ink cartridges [3] is pretty neat. Artist Faith Pearson took used printer waste and beamed it up(cycled) into a rather convincing model of the futuristic space vessel of Star Trek fame. And she didn’t stop there — she even recreated scenes from two other sci-fi faves – Godzilla and King Kong. Head over to io9 [4] to check out the rest.

Via LostatEMinor [2], io9 [4] and i am B [5]

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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2010/08/starship-enterprise-made-from-ink-cartridges-3.jpg

[2] replica of the Starship Enterprise: http://www.lostateminor.com/2010/08/26/starship-enterprise-made-from-ink-cartridges/

[3] old ink cartridges: http://inhabitat.com/2010/06/09/australians-get-a-bike-path-made-from-recycled-printer-cartridges/

[4] io9: http://io9.com/5618991/science-fiction-dioramas-created-using-recycled-ink-cartridges/

[5] i am B: http://www.inkandmedialtd.co.uk/blog/printer_ink_cartridges_art-html/

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