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Recycled Flip-Flop Fish

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Amazing multi coloured recycled marine animals from Kenya.
These stunning marine animal sculptures hand carved from recycled flip-flops are drawing attention to environmental problems and promoting recycling in a creative and delightful way.

Dimensions : Length 25 cm x  Width 15 cm 

Colours may vary from picture as all animals are made from recycled materials


Made mainly from sustainable or recycled materials This product conforms with fair trade practice Manufacturer maximises use of environmentally friendly practices Handmade
 

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flipflop upcycled animal

A staggering 3 billion people on planet earth wear flip flops as their primary form of shoe as they are so affordable.

Flip Flops are made from a combination of Ethylene-Vinyl Acetate and other plastics and they do not biodegrade. They do however photo-degrade, breaking up into smaller and smaller pieces to form part of the plastic soup plaguing our oceans.

The story of Ocean Sole began when marine biologist Julie Church picked up a flip-flop on Kiwayu Beach in Kenya in the 90's. Since then, Ocean Sole has gone through a journey where EVA (ethylene-vinyl acetate) flip-flop soles, are collected from the ocean and turned into pieces of art. This process has not only cleaned up flip-flop pollution from the ocean, but it has also created jobs for locals.

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