Flowers from the Landfill

Nothing speaks of hope like a flower growing through a crack in the concrete.

Nothing speaks of hope like treasure from the trash…

The Eco Echo placeARTS Youth Collective has created this installation out of waste bottle caps to celebrate unsung heroes of Waste Management in Bangalore City. The collective has partnered with Hasirudala, an organization that works to reform the lives of waste picker, by creating entrepreneurs to manage decentralized systems of waste management through Dry Waste Collection Centres in all our neighborhoods. These giant flowers are part of an installation designed by placeARTS of a park in HSR layout, dedicated to showcasing solutions for better waste management. The larger installation makes visible how 70% of waste we put out in the world daily, is easily recyclable.

Process Image

 

Painting the information panel

 

Displaying the installation at Designuru

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