In an age where we’re all encouraged to recycle more you may be surprised to learn that less than 15% of electronic waste is being recycled. To highlight this photographer Von Wong has teamed up with Dell and turned 2 tonnes of computers, laptops, keyboards and cables into works of art.
It is a scary statistic, but less than 15% of electronic waste is currently being recycled.
To raise public awareness about the problem of e-waste, photographer Von Wong imagined an amazing project, recycling 2 tonnes of computer waste into brilliant works of art.
With his team and the help of 50 volunteers, he transformed a mountain of computers, keyboards, electrical boards, and cables into a series of futuristic and fantastic landscapes inspired by science fiction.
The impressive project which has been created in partnership with computer company Dell – who run the largest recycling program in the world, offering free recycling of electronic waste in more than 80 countries around the world.
See above for a few more pictures taken above, as well as a short video of the making of the images below.
And if you are interested in more of Benjamin Von Wong’s work then please head over top his official website here, which also includes other projects to do with saving the environment such as ‘Mermaids Hate Plastic’.