Craft & Design
Toys Made From Salvaged Flip-flops in Kenya

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Photos: Ben Curtis

These whimsical toy animals are the work of the Ocean Sole flip-flop recycling company in Nairobi. The toys they make are created from old flip-flops and other debris that has washed up on the beaches in Kenya.

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Craft & Design
Toys Made From Salvaged Flip-flops in Kenya

kenyan-flip-flop-toys-5

kenyan-flip-flop-toys-1

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kenyan-flip-flop-toys-3

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Photos: Ben Curtis

These whimsical toy animals are the work of the Ocean Sole flip-flop recycling company in Nairobi. The toys they make are created from old flip-flops and other debris that has washed up on the beaches in Kenya.

6 thoughts on “Toys Made From Salvaged Flip-flops in Kenya

  1. WONDERFUL! Adopted one of your elephants while in Nairobi–wish I’d been able to “rescue” more. Keep up the good work!

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