As per an estimate, almost 290 million tires are discarded in USA alone making it a big problem to recycle it or for that matter, just dump it in the landfill. This problem can be largely overcome by reusing and recycling them for creating objects of artistic value. You will be amazed to find out that how various artists (and common people) have put these tires to use and have solved the problem to handle this mess to a large extent.
Here in this article we have covered seven such entries, which depict the innovation and creativity of various artists.
An awesome looking bag is made up of inner tubes. Designed and manufactured by a company called English Retreads, the bag is strong enough to carry a good amount of weight and looks trendy too.
All weather sneakers
These nice-looking sneakers are handiwork of a company in Japan and can be freely used for informal attire or just for sports use. Entirely made up of tire tube, these sneakers are quite strong and sturdy.
Bucket is an every household item and generally a lot of plastic is used to make the bucket. How about a bucket that is entirely made up of recycled tires, which otherwise would have been dumped into a landfill? This bucket can hold lots of water and is light and sturdy although looks wise it’s a bit demeaning.
This is an absolutely brilliant use of tires in which a garden house has been built up by a group called Millegomme. The tires that have been used in this garden house are collected from local garage.
Carpet tiles made up of tires
This is a cool way indeed to walk on tiles made up of recycled tires. Although as far as finishing and looks are concerned, the carpet tiles may not be that fancy and imposing but they serve their purpose well.
Not only the recycled tires can be used to make bucket, shoes or trendy bags, but they can also be used to make something, which can be used at home for casual seating arrangement. A creation of Verna Ventham Design, these recycled tires are covered with plush leather upholstery and can add value and looks to the surroundings.
Wearable made by recycled tires
This aboriginal design of woman’s shorts made predominantly by using unused tires is brainchild of a Michelin staffer. These cool looking shorts have been showcased in various fashion wear displays and have won many accolades.