CARRY THE EARTH

About Earth 48: Recycled Earth

STORIES LOCATOR

Use the map features to see where this Earth has traveled.  Click on any of the map markers to view the story posted from that location.

Artist Statement: Recycled Earth

All the globes are crocheted from clean plastic bags that we recycle.  We don’t just use the clean bags from when we buy things, but we collect the bags that others throw away. If we see a bag that is clean, we pick it up. If it’s in good condition, we pick it up. By doing so, we are helping the ecosystem. 

This project is important because this is how we take care of our planet, so that in the future our children can continue to enjoy a healthy environment. We’re not just thinking about ourselves, but also about providing a healthy environment for our children. By setting an example, we help raise awareness among other people, our neighbors, especially the children.

ARTIST

Patricia Chavez Sanchez, Maria Chavez Sanchez, Leonor Arbelaez
Leticia, Columbia

MATERIALS

Found and recycled clean plastic bags.

Follow More Earths

View the Globes in Motion directory to see all the project globes.

The project started with 25 globes and we plan to add more as the project grows.  Hit the link to see what other artists have created and read about their journeys and the people they have inspired.