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New York store puts 'plastic pollution' on sale

Free and open to the public, The Plastic Bag Store will occupy 20 Times Square, where shelves will be stocked with thousands of original, hand-sculpted items - all made from discarded, single-use plastics in an endless flux of packaging, says the Times Square website
Oct 24, 2020 / 10:17 PM IST
Products made entirely of plastic bags are pictured at the Plastic Bag Store, a pop-up to raise awareness of the environmental issues with plastics in Times Square in Manhattan, New York City. (Image: Reuters)
Products made entirely of plastic bags are pictured at the Plastic Bag Store, a pop-up to raise awareness of the environmental issues with plastics in Times Square in Manhattan, New York City. (Image: Reuters)
The art installation aims to raise awareness of the environmental issues that are associated with plastic. (Image: Reuters)
The art installation aims to raise awareness of the environmental issues that are associated with plastic. (Image: Reuters)
According to the Times Square Arts website, The Plastic Bag Store is a public art installation and immersive film by artist and director Robin Frohardt that brings the enduring effects of single-use plastics into focus (Image: Reuters)
According to the Times Square Arts website, The Plastic Bag Store is a public art installation and immersive film by artist and director Robin Frohardt that brings the enduring effects of single-use plastics into focus (Image: Reuters)
The Plastic Bag Store’s opening coincided with the reinstatement of New York’s ban on plastic bags. This came months after it was put on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Image: Reuters)
The Plastic Bag Store’s opening coincided with the reinstatement of New York’s ban on plastic bags. This came months after it was put on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Image: Reuters)
At the installation, the shelves are stocked with hand-sculpted items, all of which have been made from discarded and single-use plastics, all of them in "an endless flux of packaging", as the Times Square Arts website put it. (Image: Reuters)
At the installation, the shelves are stocked with hand-sculpted items, all of which have been made from discarded and single-use plastics. (Image: Reuters)
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first published: Oct 24, 2020 10:17 pm

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