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You won’t be talking trash about these fantastic finds, created from scraps of cloth, bits of broken pottery, tin cans, even candy wrappers

It’s the Real Thing
If you’d like to buy the world a Coke (or Pepsi, or Sprite), here’s a fanciful way to do it with bracelets made from recycled soda cans . $12.
Suburban Groove
297 Bedford Rd
Bedford Hills
(914) 241-0154
 
Techno-Trash
Wall-E and C-3PO have nothing on FoBots. Each one is custom-made from assorted found objects, each irresistible in its own way—$350 at Eclectic Collector
215 Katonah Ave
Katonah
(914) 232-8700
theeclecticcollector.com
 
Bird Watching
Perched on antique opera glasses, this bird is adorned with recycled items—$310 at Eclectic Collector
215 Katonah Ave
Katonah
(914 232-8700
theeclecticcollector.com
Get Framed
Reclaimed wood makes unique, rustic picture frames; assorted sizes—from $35 to $48 at Field
2095 Boston Post Rd
Larchmont
(914) 834-0601
fieldny.com
I Want Candy
And we thought the sweetest part of candy was inside the wrapper! Choose a tray or bowl made of recycled candy wrappers—$30 – $60 at Sol-La Handmade Gifts
44 Garth Rd
Scarsdale
(914) 723-2123
sol-la.com
 
Just My Type
Old-fashioned black typewriter keys find new life as bracelets (($110 to $150), cuff links ($45), earrings, pendants ($19), and more; at Jems of Katonah
25 Parkway
Katonah
(914) 232-2900
Glass Works
Mosaic artist Cathleen Newsham puts a contemporary twist on an ancient art form, transforming broken bits of pottery and tiles into vases, lamps, backsplashes, and more. Some custom work, prices vary, $25 and up
(866) 497-6303
modernmosaic.net
In Stitches
Quilting is one of the original art forms to make use of cast-off clothing and linens, but today’s quilters take it to the next level. Textile artist Susan Shrott will take your old baby clothes, bonnets, bibs and other memorabilia to create a custom quilt or wall hanging; prices range from $500 to $2,500.
Susan Schrott
(914) 217-5835
susanschrottartist.com

 


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