A Designed World: Toy Animals Made From Recycled Flip-Flop Trash Washed-Up From Ocean in Kenya

Posted on Jul 3, 2013

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not sure why so many flip-flops are wash­ing ashore in Kenya, but a local com­pa­ny there is trans­form­ing them into toy ani­mals. Awe­some.

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Ocean Sole, The FlipFlop Recycling Company:
http://ocean-sole.com/
http://www.theffrc.com/
USA Sales: http://pylones-usa.com/
http://www.youtube.com/OceanSoleKenya
http://www.facebook.com/OceanSole
http://www.facebook.com/FlippingTheFlop
http://twitter.com/OceanSole1

Each Photo Below: “In this photo taken Monday, April 29, 2013, finished toy animals made from pieces of discarded flip-flops are laid out in rows to dry in the sun, having just been washed, at the Ocean Sole flip-flop recycling company in Nairobi, Kenya. The company is cleaning the East African country’s beaches of used, washed-up flip-flops and the dirty pieces of rubber that were once cruising the Indian Ocean’s currents are now being turned into colorful handmade giraffes, elephants and other toy animals. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)”

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Toy Animals Made From Recycled Flip-Flop Trash Washed-Up From Ocean in Kenya

Toy Animals Made From Recycled Flip-Flop Trash Washed-Up From Ocean in Kenya

Toy Animals Made From Recycled Flip-Flop Trash Washed-Up From Ocean in Kenya

Toy Animals Made From Recycled Flip-Flop Trash Washed-Up From Ocean in Kenya

Toy Animals Made From Recycled Flip-Flop Trash Washed-Up From Ocean in Kenya

Toy Animals Made From Recycled Flip-Flop Trash Washed-Up From Ocean in Kenya

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