recycled tires

Trophies Without Tears: Old Bike Parts Get Upcycled into Wall Art

Trophies Without Tears: Old Bike Parts Get Upcycled into Wall Art

  Upcycled Trophies is a series of wall mounts created by Spanish sculptor Enrique Recio, who combines his twin passions for sculpture and vintage bicycle restoration to create these

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School of Tyres is a Temporary Handbuilt School in the West Bank

School of Tyres is a Temporary Handbuilt School in the West Bank

Built for the Vento di Terra o.n.g. and the Jerusalem Beduin Cooperative Commitee, the School of Tyres is a practical solution to provide an education for the children of the Al Khan Al Ahmar Bedouin

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ReTyre Clip Transforms Waste Tires into Temporary Public Seating for Christchurch

ReTyre Clip Transforms Waste Tires into Temporary Public Seating for Christchurch

The 2011 Christchurch earthquake killed 185 people, caused widespread disaster in the central city and eastern suburbs and is considered the costliest disaster in New Zealand's history. To local

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Beintween Recycles Old Car Tires Into ‘Matireal’ for Permeable Park Pathway

Beintween Recycles Old Car Tires Into ‘Matireal’ for Permeable Park Pathway

Beintween.org is a social + spatial network improv(is)ing spaces that build community in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Their mission is to make art do work. Over the past 6 months, they've developed an

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Chakaia Booker’s Intricately Textured Salvaged Tire Sculptures Greet Visitors at the National Museum of Women in the Arts

Chakaia Booker’s Intricately Textured Salvaged Tire Sculptures Greet Visitors at the National Museum of Women in the Arts

Prior to the installation of Booker's recycled rubber sculptures, the NMWA featured very colorful works by French artist Niki de Saint Phalle of dancing women. In contrast, Booker's sculptures have a

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Rene Olivier Transforms Recycled Auto Tires into Comfy Chairs

Rene Olivier Transforms Recycled Auto Tires into Comfy Chairs

Furniture designer Rene Olivier has come up with a range of fabulously comfortable furniture by taking unwanted lorry and car tires and turning them into quirky seating options. Olivier, who was recently

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AnneMarie van Splunter’s ‘Rubber Tree’ Turns Used Tires Into a Spectacular Playground

AnneMarie van Splunter’s ‘Rubber Tree’ Turns Used Tires Into a Spectacular Playground

Every year consumers in the United States toss 220,000,000 automobile tires in the trash. But while these defunct tires are being seen as useless by the majority, designer AnneMarie van Splunter has a

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Wim Delvoye’s Incredible Rubber Carvings Turn Tires Into Art

Wim Delvoye’s Incredible Rubber Carvings Turn Tires Into Art

The Belgian artist manipulates found objects with painstaking hand carving, or by burning the materials with a soldering iron. The tires used range in thickness, texture and diameter, based on their

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Pierre Ospina’s Blossom Lamps Create Diverse Gardens of LED Light

Pierre Ospina’s Blossom Lamps Create Diverse Gardens of LED Light

Pierre Ospina's Blossom Bulbs create a unique garden of light that is directly inspired by natures’ diversification through growth. These rubber lamps are varied in width and height and are designed

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Cool Planting Pots Made from Recycled Tires

Cool Planting Pots Made from Recycled Tires

For all of you green thumbs looking for a way to spice up your garden, we've found the perfect way to add a little edge to your delicate backyard blooms. Inspired by the handcrafted recycled tire pots

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Win This Recycled Inner-Tube Necklace From My Sister’s Art (Worth $600!)

Win This Recycled Inner-Tube Necklace From My Sister’s Art (Worth $600!)

Make a statement with your jewelry next time you walk into a room with this one-of-a-kind necklace made of discarded bicycle inner tubes. EcoFirstArt is giving away this avant garde, handcrafted necklace

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Studio Millegomme Upcycles Tires Into Awesome Art Installations

Studio Millegomme Upcycles Tires Into Awesome Art Installations

Studio Millegomme's amazing art installations are yet another reason why we never "tire" of seeing recycled rubber used as a building material! The international collective of tire crafters was recently

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“Living” Dress Made of Recycled Tubes Changes With the Season

“Living” Dress Made of Recycled Tubes Changes With the Season

What do landscape architects and fashion designers have in common? Apparently, not that much. But leave it to a couple of creative minds to figure out how to combine their talents to produce some

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Vancouver Soccer Stadium Made With 22,000 Recycled Tires

Vancouver Soccer Stadium Made With 22,000 Recycled Tires

Photo credit: John Bollwitt Flickr With global soccer fever still high, here's another amazing soccer stadium that boasts some remarkable green features. The recently completed Empire Field Stadium in

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