The Disneyland Resort is holding it’s third annual Environmentality Art Challenge for Disneyland cast members. In celebration of Earth Month, cast members create original pieces of art from any recycled items found in their work areas. Each piece of art is featured in-person at the Disneyland Resort, and on the Disney Parks Blog, so that you can vote for your favorite recycled artwork.
Let’s take a look at the top ten finalists.
“Hei Hei, Pick Up Your Trash” was created in the Miller Warehouse Scenic Fabrication & Art Services area using wood, cardboard, plastic utensils, wire, artificial flowers, paint, fabric, paper, packing foam and styrene.
“Spirit Guided Designs” was created in the Disney Floral & Gifts/Amenity Design area using tissue paper, newspaper, silk red rose petals, styrofoam, cardboard, merchandise bag, red paper plate, mylar balloons, felt, wire, tulle, paper shred, various quality ribbon, cardboard rolls, Mickey head confetti, orange mesh, used highlighter, wrapping paper and string/cord.
“Cap-TIN Phasma” was created at the World of Disney using plastic utensils, plastic bags, aluminum cans, plastic gift cards, plastic label wrappers, clear plastic containers, paper, and cardboard.
“Adventure is Out There!” was created by Disney Parks Live Entertainment, Entertainment Safety and Scenic Fabrications using cardboard, straws, plastic packaging and plastic that lines acrylic sheets.
“Coco de la Tierra” was created by the Ontario Distribution Center using cardboard, pallet wood, paper, nuts and bolts, wire, shipping labels, aluminum cans and ink from re-using printer ribbons from labels.
“Warrior Woman” was created by Miller Warehouse Scenic Fabrication & Art Services using plastic spoons, foam Easter egg, almond milk container, plastic containers, fabric, paint and repurposed wood.
“Corks on a Canvas” was created by the Golden Vine Winery using plastic alcohol straws, recycled board, recycled crayons and of course wine bottle corks.
“Star Waste: A Renewable Hope” was created by Animation Figure Finishing using sharpie pen bodies, scrap waste can, plastic soda bottles, an old electric motor and LED’s from discarded Disney toys, scrap metal, wire, paper, metallic foil, hot melt and fur from refurbished Junge Cruise hyena, foam board, paper, used paint cups and Solo cups.
“Star Spoons: BB-Ate” was created by Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa Housekeeping using paper towels, plastic spoons, paper plates, balloons left behind in Guest rooms, aluminum foil, cardboard, coffee stir straws, glue and lamp/light bulb left over from a renovation.
“Plaza Inn-vironmentality” was created by the Plaza Inn using used post-it notes, wrappers from soda/water bottles, Photo opp buttons, gift cards, candy boxes, green bean plastic liners, wrappers from paper reams, cereal boxes, chimichanga plastic liners, sausage paper liners, corn bags, and plastic lining from popcorn buckets.
This gallery of recycled artwork will be displayed until April 13th in the Main Street Opera House at the Disneyland Park, it will then move to the Redwood Creek Challenge Trail at Disney California Adventure Park until April 21st. On Earth Day, the exhibit will be displayed at Downtown Disney.
You can vote in-person or online at the Disney Parks Blog. The grand prize is apparel made from recycled content, compliments of Coca-Cola.
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