"Ice Shoes" Made From Plastic Bottles - The Reykjavik Grapevine

“Ice Shoes” Made From Plastic Bottles

Published April 4, 2014

An idea contest originating from the Iceland Academy of the Arts (LHÍ) has brought forth a novel use of the humble plastic bottle.

The contest encouraged people to submit a video no more than three minutes long showing an inventive use of one or more plastic bottles. Whilst these inventions emphasised bottles, the inclusion of other parts was not prohibited.

This resulted in a number of novel uses of a plastic bottle, such as a device charger and ajewelery organiser.

However, the winning entry was for a pair of ice shoes, made entirely from 2L bottles – the construction and implementation of which you can see here:


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