recyclable stories

While this life size Volkswagen Beetle looks like a blingy piece of art now, it was once just a pile of scrap. That would be 800 drink lids, 800 spark plugs, 200 bottle caps, 60 motherboards, hard disk drives, keyboards, CDs, speakers, cassette tapes, beer cans, a flat screen, a typewriter and other common pieces of trash, totaling 2,805 pieces in total.
Have you ever tried to fix a broken toaster? Likely not. For a small appliance they are deceivingly complicated little machines, and if they end up in the garbage that's not very Earth friendly. So, Adi Zaffran decided to take it back to basics and make a toaster that operated with just five items — including cement blocks and rebar.