With so many products being made out of plastic, it seems inevitable that when us humans are done with said products, we toss them. They, in turn, end up in the landfill or washed ashore on some poor, polluted beach. Three friends, Charles Duffy, William Gubbins, and Billy Turvey, got together to come up with a way of communicating the link between waste and consumerism, “and the disposability of contemporary products” in a project they call “Everything You Buy Is Rubbish”.

After collecting plastic waste along the UK shores, including the Thames, the trio made a pair of shoes completely out of the rubbish they found.

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Take a look at how the shoes were made:

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