1. Bulbs Unlimited makes good use of old light-bulbs.
2. Berlin-based lighting designer Stuart Haygarth collected a thousand used party poppers after the millennium celebration in London to create this playful one off piece.
3. Artist Madeleine Boulesteix creates gorgeous chandeliers out of old tea cups.
4. Hundreds of recycled coffee stirrers give this chandy a luminous glow.
5. You’ll never have to search for a pen again with this fixture in the house. This chandelier by design studio en Pieza is made entirely of Bic ballpoint pens.
6.Your gonna drink em’ anyway, why not hang them in the rec room after your done?
7. British designer Ali Siahvoshi makes lights using everyday objects, like this one made of silverware.
8.Dutch designer Anneke Jacobs used Chiquita banana cartons to create this colorful fixture.
9. Another brilliant creation by the king of recycled lighting Stuart Haygarth. The Tide Chandelier. It’s made from the debris he found washed up along a specific stretch of Kent coastline.
10. And we’re pretty sure these aren’t recycled but we couldn’t help including it anyway. Presented by feminist group The Guerilla Girls at the Venice Biennale 2005, a chandelier made entirely of tampons. You got to give them points for irony, it’s called The Bride!
Correction: It’s been brought to my attention that Portuguese artist, Joana Vasconcelos was actually the creator of the chandelier below. I apologize for the error and thanks for calling me out on it.