14 Nov '11, 7pm

Shoes, bras and spiders - this is some pretty eclectic e-waste art! [Photos]

Shoes, bras and spiders - this is some pretty eclectic e-waste art! [Photos]

The U.S. generates almost 2.5 million tons of used electronics every year, according to the EPA. Most of us simply recycle our obsolete gadgets, but American artist and electronics repairman Steven Rodrig dreamed up a slightly more inventive solution to the e-waste problem – use it to create one-of-a-kind works of art. "Data Spider - V.2," PCB Creations. Photo: Steven Rodrig Rodrig’s collection includes large-scale sculptures of insects, shoes and even a bra made with printed circuit boards (PCBs) from recycled computers and electronics. Appropriately dubbed PCB Creations , the collection includes intricate, detailed pieces utilizing the distinctive color and structure of each circuit board. "There's No Data Like Home," PCB Creations. Photo: Steven Rodrig The e-artist embraces his medium, saying “the design on each board [is] unique and perfect.” Rodrig uses the varied tex...

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