A mosaic composed of 10,000 cans, bottles and aluminum was created over 10 days in a coastal city of Lebanon.

Waste360 Staff, Staff

August 20, 2018

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Waste Transformed into Record-breaking Artwork
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In an effort to encourage people to recycle, more than 100 volunteers across Lebanon gathered to create the world’s largest recyclable material mosaic.

The record-breaking mosaic was composed of 10,000 cans, bottles and aluminum over the course of 10 days in Lebanon’s coastal city of Dbayeh. The scene created depicts two sailing boats in the sea, followed by 18 birds on a sunny day. It was designed by Lebanese artist Pierre Abboud.

Guinness World Records has more:

A huge mosaic made from 10,000 cans, bottles and aluminum has been made to encourage people to recycle and help the environment.

More than 100 volunteers from across Lebanon gathered for 10 days in the coastal city of Dbayeh, to help piece together the Largest recyclable material mosaic – officially achieved by Memories Events Management (UAE) and MTV SAL (Lebanon).

Speaking about the reasoning behind the mosaic, Wael Jaber, Managing Director of Memories Events Management said: "There is a problem in Lebanon, but most people who live here are still watching the negative. They always blame the government."

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