22 May '11, 6pm

World's Biggest Canvas Recycled Into Reusable Bags

World's Biggest Canvas Recycled Into Reusable Bags Shoppers carry plastic bags in Tripoli, Lebanon. Photo: Jennifer Hattam After thousands of Lebanese left their handprints on a giant cloth last fall to break the world record for the largest hand-painted canvas, organizers of the Guinness Book of World Records -worthy feat were left with 4,355 square meters of fabric. Last week, they announced what they were going to do with it: Recycle the cloth into 5,000 reusable shopping bags. View the entire comment thread.

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