Friday, November 21, 2008

Recycle-A-Bicycle Raises Money Selling Bike Jewelry

Founder Creates Pieces Made From Bike Parts
By Sarah Tobol
Brooklyn Daily Eagle

LONG ISLAND CITY — When faced with the coming winter, with people riding their bicycles less and not buying any new ones, how does Recycle-A-Bicycle generate funds? By selling jewelry made out of bicycle parts, of course!

Last Tuesday, Karen Overton, the founder of Recycle-A-Bicycle, had a table at “Crafted at the Creek,” an event at The Creek restaurant in Long Island City where local artisans gathered to sell their goods. Overton sold her bicycle jewelry, the profits of which were donated to Recycle-A-Bicycle. read more here


Anonymous said...

i love bike art and bike part jewelry! see mine. see my kids'. have a blast!