Crocheted plastic bags sculpture

As a response to the horror of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch (see previous entry) the IFF has taken up crocheting plastic. In addition to the beautiful yarn-based Reefs, the Crochet Reef Project includes a large sub-reef made from yarn and plastic trash.



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About Author Mary Beth Trautwein

reDiscover promotes resource conservation, creativity, and community engagement through material reuse. Our vision is for all Angelenos to have an outlet for acquiring and donating reusable material. As reDiscover meets this need, we move closer to a community where all waste materials can be rediscovered for their educational and creative value.reDiscover is a nexus for environmental sustainability and creativity using recycled materials. We achieve our mission and vision through strategic initiatives at our center with the reuse warehouse, gallery and event space, at schools and in the community.


  1. Bambang pe - March 23, 2010

    We are in the same business, keep remember ‘Plastics will release in the earth need minimally 100 years…..’, don’t throw away… plastics keep it…and make it in another …….

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