A Designed World: Toy Animals Made From Recycled Flip-Flop Trash Washed-Up From Ocean in Kenya
not sure why so many flip-flops are washing ashore in Kenya, but a local company there is transforming them into toy animals. Awesome.
Ocean Sole, The FlipFlop Recycling Company:
USA Sales: http://pylones-usa.com/
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)”