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Turning chopsticks into trees

Feature Story | 2010-12-20 at 10:00

Can you bring dead wood back to life? No, but you can turn them into trees again. That's what 200 volunteers did with 80,000 pairs of disposable chopsticks – they made them into four, beautiful, life-like trees.

A college student volunteer attaches one

Image | 2010-12-20 at 17:07

A college student volunteer attaches one last chopstick to this "tree", part of an exhibit featuring four trees made from 80,000 used disposable chopsticks at The Place shopping mall, Beijing. Over 200 college student volunteers collected the...

Four trees made from 80

Image | 2010-12-20 at 17:21

Four trees made from 80,000 used disposable chopsticks at The Place shopping mall, Beijing. Over 200 college student volunteers collected the chopsticks and made them into five-meter tall trees under the direction of the artist Xu Yinhai.

Spectators at the Greenpeace exhibit of four

Image | 2010-12-20 at 16:59

Spectators at the Greenpeace exhibit of four trees made from 80,000 pairs of disposable chopsticks at The Place shopping mall, Beijing. The event is designed to raise awareness of the origins of our everyday products

Four trees made from 80

Image | 2010-12-20 at 10:00

Four trees made from 80,000 used disposable chopsticks at The Place shopping mall, Beijing. Over 200 college student volunteers collected the chopsticks and made them into five-meter tall trees under the direction of the artist Xu Yinhai.

College students work on assembling trees

Image | 2010-12-21 at 14:40

College students work on assembling trees from 80,000 used disposable chopsticks, part of an exhibit to raise awareness about deforestation and the waste of resources. China produces 57 billion pairs of disposable chopsticks every year, requiring...

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