Lithuanian City Puts Up Recycled Christmas Tree of Recycled Bottles (Grist)

Christmas tree recycles plastic bottlesThe city of Kaunas in Lithuania commissioned artist Jolanta Šmidtienė to create a holiday decoration for the city that would not involve killing plants. Šmidtienė came up with the idea of using 40,000 used plastic bottles to create an illuminated, 40-foot tree, Grist reports. Plus, the holiday decoration was relatively affordable because all the material was salvaged from trash.

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