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Artist Turns Garbage Into Spectacular Sculptures, A Call to Protect the Planet

In order to attract people’s attention to the problem of worldwide pollution, Portuguese street artist Artur Bordalo, whose Instagram account has already gained more than 200,000 followers, started to create stunning animal sculptures from trash.

The artist confesses that he belongs to a generation that is consumeristic and greedy which leads to a lot of waste and pollution. He creates sculptures under the motto “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” making them from the objects that can harm the animals he depicts.

We wish Artur good luck with his art and feel eager to share with you some of his trash masterpieces.

The Big Racoon

Half Orangotango

 Swimming with Sharks 

 Half Sea Turtle 

 The Plastic Eagle

 Half Chimp

 Plastic Palanca

 

One bracelet. One tree. 🌲You can make a difference

 

16 Comments
  • DAWN M MOORE

    Just absolutely stunning!!!

  • Colleen S

    No words except…. Amazing!

  • Gayle Quick

    Fantastic! Some people have such artistic vision and he is one of those people!

  • Lily Neu

    Ist’s a wonderful idee! Mr.Bûrdalo is an excellent artist and very creativ!

  • Karen

    These are beautiful works of art. Love it

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