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9 mind-blowing artworks using recycled plastic bags

By: SC Johnson on Feb. 13, 2015, 9:10 a.m.
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From the store to the sea

Environmental artist, sculptor, and ceramist Michelle Lougee is responsible for this intricate octopus, which was created using more than 500 post-consumer plastic shopping bags. The piece, titled “Octoplas,” is part of Gyre, a collection of vibrant and tactile woven sea creatures, including jellyfish and coral, all created using plastic bags.