Repurposed cardboard, y'all.

See also: The prom dress a high school student made from cardboard and paper bags and her previous year’s prom dress made from soda pop tabs

Additional proof that you can make clothes from, well, just about anything? Check out these items made from Golden books, book pages, computer wiresshirt collarst-shirtsdry cleaner bags, a parachute, bicycle tire inner tubesStarburst candy wrappers, plastic shower curtains, and a FEMA tarp. Whew!

(Cardboard dress photo via Strode College. I doubt that a wearer could sit down in this dress, but still, cool repurposing!)


Trash…? There’s no such thing. We took a tour of The Plant to see how they are trying to eliminate waste by using the trash from one system as inputs for another. Check them out here, or better yet, adapt their model in your home town and help close the waste loop!