Kenyan art made from flip flops

How Flip-Flop Art Helps Clean Kenya's Beaches | World Wide Waste | Business Insider

A company in Kenya turns old flip flops into amazing works of art that have garnered the attention of millions, including the Pope.

“Flip-flop waste is a global problem. We have received numerous inquiries from India, Indonesia, Brazil. They have the same problem, and they’ve asked us when can we come and set up shop in their countries. Narrator: But the Ocean Sole model might present the most effective use of flip-flop waste.”

Narrator: Until they run out of material, artists like David [Kaloki] will continue turning trash into treasure, one shoe at a time.

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