In this photo taken Monday, April 29, 2013, carver Jackson Mbatha, 40, poses next to an unfinished large toy giraffe he is making from pieces of discarded flip-flops, in front of a painted workshop wall at the Ocean Sole flip-flop recycling company in Nairobi, Kenya. The company is cleaning the East African country’s beaches of used, washed-up flip-flops and the dirty pieces of rubber that were once cruising the Indian Ocean’s currents are now being turned into colorful handmade giraffes, elephants and other toy animals. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
There are lots of discarded flip-flop slippers washed up on Kenya beaches everyday.
A small company in Nairobi is collecting those discarded footwear and recycling them into colourful and cute toys.
To me, it’s a very nice idea for it won’t cause extra pollution from factories to make new toys.