Make your own version of this piece using your used plastic. Each finished piece will look unique and different depending on the plastic you send. (Program exclusively for residents and businesses within 100 km of Metro Vancouver).
This piece is a rendition of our Canadian Flag. It is made from a number of plastic bags all melted together.
The history of this flag dates back to 1965 when then Prime Minister, Lester B. Pearson commissioned an official flag for the newly independent country. The official design was suggested by Canadian history scholar, George Stanley and refined later by committee. The flag remains as unique as the country itself.
Dimensions: 15.5" x 13.5" x 2.5" (framed)
Weight: 1.5lbs/.6kg (approx.)
Materials: These LDPE (Low Density Polyethylene) abstract shapes were cut from a sheet of melted everyday plastic bags. There are approximately 60-70 bags incorporated.
Finish: Each shape is stud mounted onto a painted backdrop. Framing is pine painted brilliant white in acrylic.
Total in Edition: 33