Top 10 Dogs Made From Recycled Plastic Toys

While cleaning out my son’s toy box today, he was brave enough to want to throw quite a few away. But I started to wonder if there was something else that I could do with them. Well, this is where artist Robert Bradford comes into it because he uses his creative talents to turn thousands of plastic toys and other plastic things into rather amazing dog sculptures…


Top 10 Dogs Made From Recycled Plastic Toys

BONUS CONTENT: Top 10 Facts About Plastics


Top 10 Dogs Made From Recycled Plastic Toys
Dogs Made From Plastic Toys

10 –Standing Guard

FACT: Australia, China, Austria, Bangladesh, Ireland and several European Union countries have banned or restricted the use of plastic bags. But just a few does not mean the problem is going to go away of how much plastic we throw away each year.

Top 10 Dogs Made From Recycled Plastic Toys
Dogs Made From Plastic Toys

9 – The Black Sniffer

FACT: Only a poultry one in every 50 bags used is one that is good for the environment, and even worse is that only 1 in every 20 bags used is reused again. The rest go into the ground.

Top 10 Dogs Made From Recycled Plastic Toys
Dogs Made From Plastic Toys

8 – The Button Sniffer

FACT: Recycling also saves energy spent getting the materials out of the ground as well. In fact simply recycling a single plastic bottle can conserve enough energy to light a 60W bulb for up to 6 hours! Power to the people indeed.

Top 10 Dogs Made From Recycled Plastic Toys
Dogs Made From Plastic Toys

7 –Laser Mouth Guard Dog

FACT: Over 13 billion plastic bags are produced every year, which works out that each and every person on the planet could have over 300 per year! I am more than guilty of this.

Top 10 Dogs Made From Recycled Plastic Toys
Dogs Made From Plastic Toys

6 –Plastic Puppy dog eyes

FACT: Sadly when it comes to recycling plastic us Europeans are the worst! We only recycle 2.5% of all the plastic bottles we use. Shame on us indeed.

Top 10 Dogs Made From Recycled Plastic Toys
Dogs Made From Plastic Toys

5 – Peg Pooch

FACT: It might not make you look like a fashion icon, but it takes only 25 recycled plastic bottles to make 1 one adult sized waterproof cover. (Like the type you get in theme parks for the wet rides.)

Top 10 Dogs Made From Recycled Plastic Toys
Dogs Made From Plastic Toys

4 – Super Sniffer

FACT: 40% of all plastics that are thrown away or recycled are bottles! Less than 2% is toys. It seems a lot more of us hang on to toys that anything else.

Top 10 Dogs Made From Recycled Plastic Toys
Dogs Made From Plastic Toys

3 –Play Pug

FACT: Sure, we all drink it now but bottled water first become mainstream in 1970! Before then we just used the tap water I suppose. (Which I still do)

Top 10 Dogs Made From Recycled Plastic Toys
Dogs Made From Plastic Toys

2 –The Yellow Pouncer

FACT: Plastic was first made in the 1940’s, which means that every single, piece of plastic ever made is still whole and in the ground somewhere.(Or recycled)

Top 10 Dogs Made From Recycled Plastic Toys
Dogs Made From Plastic Toys

1 – The Wondering Pup

FACT: It takes Plastic around 450 years just to even start decomposing. Then, it can take at least another 80-100 years to decompose completely. So do try to recycle it before throwing it away.

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