Tag Archives : upcycle


Bottled V.3

       Bottledproject’s fourth installment is Bottled V.3 in the WATER show at the Atlantic Gallery. Bottled V.3 focuses on the statistic that it takes 3 liters of wastewater to produce just one plastic liter bottle. The waves reference all the water lost to create each plastic bottle. The average four-person American family drinks […]

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Bottled V.2

Photo by: Christine Dacruz The plastic bottle is a symbol of controversy It the first worlds it a status symbol of health and wealth paying 1,000 times more than for tap. In third worlds it is a one of the leading causes of pollution. In 2002, approximately 31% of soda bottles were recycled, while only […]

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bottled v.1 top view.

Bottled V.1

Photo by: Joanna Rose White   Bottled V.1 is an installation created out of 1098 discard water bottles. This is the amount of bottled water I drank in a year. The highlight portion of the sculpture emphasizes that only 10% of most discard water bottles are recycled. Bottled V.1 was conceived and developed during the […]


ScrapCycle Workshop

  ScrapCycle (reUSE/reCOMBINE) invited artist Pollie Barden to host a special kid-friendly upcycling workshop:  “Upcycled Gaming” teaches children ages 10 and older to re-purpose colorful bottle caps and other everyday items as take-home board games.  Please bring a piece of refuse for reuse as the price of admission. The water bottle planters use a capillary […]

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