You can often find works of art in the street or at flea markets. You can also find items that you can later turn into art. For example, get some old clothes, wash them and make a beautiful chair like a designer Tejo Remy did.
- http://www.haschult.de/trash.html (trash people by HA Schult)
- Kitengela Glass near Naroibi is a workshop specialised in recycling glass and other material and turning it into art. See Afrigadget.
- Kitengela is also situated in the same area called Kitengela near Nairobi who manufacture glass from recycled materials. Watch it here 
- Surfer and artist Eef uses reclaimed plywood to make incredible colourful surfboards (aka monsterboards) and as 'canvas' for his paintings. Eef also leaves his paintings on the street to find a new owner.
- Sand Dance artist Peter Donnelly creates huge beautiful short-lived sand paintings on the beach at New Brighton. , .
- Surfer and artist User:Luna1 uses reclaimed plywood to create colourful surfboards, recycled wooden shelves to create hand boards and reclaimed offcuts of MDF and plywood to create his paintings on.
- Download free with the artist's blessing the feature film "Deeper Inspirations". Created by one unqualified, unemployed, musician/producer/busker, traveling and living in a van, with a laptop and a camera.
- Deptford Desiign Market Challenge
- Dr. Geebers is a homeless man walking around the British coast creating large sculptures from beach pebbles. , 
- Joshua Allen Harris creates inflatable animals by tying plastic garbage bags to the subway grates.
- Isaiah Zagar, a member of the Philadelphia Dumpster Divers, crafts public murals and even an environment or two in and around Philadelphia, Pennsylvania out of broken mirrors, tiles, bottles, and other sundry bits of trash.