Clever and Crazy Recycled Design Ideas from Latin America (Slideshow)


Photo above: Remade in Chile.

If anything, we Latin Americans are resourceful and creative. Think about it this way: we've been through lots of crisis, and finding new ways to make something out of nothing is our specialty.

This is why some of the region's designers sometimes go a little too far when it comes to recycling materials into products. Some turn out amazing, like the well-known plastic bag boots. Others... Let's just say are 'harder to understand'.

In this gallery we compile some of the craziest and coolest ideas of products with recovered and recycled materials from Latin America. Go on and get in, we know you're dying to know where that spoon and fork with legs come from.

Tags: Accessories | Argentina | Chile | Peru | Recycled Consumer Goods

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