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Little Blue Penguin / Kororā earrings made by Remix Plastic from recycled plastic ice cream container lids. Here you can see the separate white and blue plastic pieces that come together to form the unique penguin outline.
Striking Hector's Dolphins earrings made by Remix Plastic from recycled plastic ice cream container lids.
Eco friendly Orca earrings made from recycled ice-cream container lids in Ōtautahi Christchurch by Remix Plastic. Hypoallergenic hooks which are silver in colour and white and black elements to make a silhouette of an orca.
Eco friendly Beachcomber earrings made from recycled ice-cream container lids in Ōtautahi Christchurch by Remix Plastic. Hypoallergenic hoops which are silver in colour and a deep blue coloured disk with a white shell in front.
Eco friendly Squid earrings made from lazer cut recycled ice-cream container lids in Ōtautahi Christchurch by Remix Plastic. Hypoallergenic hooks which are silver in colour.
Eco friendly Beachcomber earrings made from recycled ice-cream container lids in Ōtautahi Christchurch by Remix Plastic. Hypoallergenic hoops which are silver in colour and a shallow blue coloured disk with a white shell in front.
Eco friendly Beachcomber earrings made from recycled ice-cream container lids in Ōtautahi Christchurch by Remix Plastic. Hypoallergenic hoops which are silver in colour and a sand coloured disk with a white shell in front.
Ocean scene earrings depicting blue waves and horizon, lazer cut from recycled 3D printer waste by Remix Plastic in Christchurch.
Hector's Dolphins earrings made by Remix Plastic from recycled plastic ice cream container lids. Here you can see the separate white and black plastic pieces that come together to form the unique dolphin outline.

Earrings - Marine Collection

Remix Plastic

Regular price $18.00 Sale

These stunning ocean-inspired earrings are laser cut from ice cream container lids which would otherwise be going to landfill.

Made from either polypropylene (PP) ice cream container lids or recycled 3D printer waste in Ōtautahi Christchurch by Remix Plastic. To find out more about why Remix Plastic make these, read their blog post here.

Beachcomber Hoops: Beautiful shells on a background of deep ocean blue, shallow ocean blue or a beachy sand colour. Designed to encourage beach goers to collect litter rather than natural items from our coastlines.

Ocean Scene: While Aotearoa New Zealand has some stunning terrestrial environments, we are also privileged to have numerous coastal ecosystems that contribute to our native flora and fauna. Showcase moana throughout your day with these gorgeous 100% recycled plastic waves!

Orca: These beautiful creatures live throughout New Zealand and specialise in hunting for sting rays and sharks. This dual design is made from black and white ice cream container lids that sit over one another to create the distinct outlines of the dolphin (often thought of as a whale, orcas are actually the largest of all the dolphins).

Hector's Dolphin: Another stunning dual design made from black and white ice cream container lids to create the distinct outlines of the dolphin. Hector's dolphins are found only in Aotearoa New Zealand. Unfortunately, they are threatened by human activities, such as trawl fishing. Trawl fishing involves dragging large nets across the ocean floor, which can result in accidental capture and death of these dolphins. This type of fishing also damages the habitats that Hector's dolphins depend on for food and shelter. By purchasing these earrings, you are not only adding a unique and beautiful accessory to your wardrobe, but you are also supporting a good cause, with $2 from each pair sold donated to Our Seas Our Future who are campaigning for more protection for these beautiful cetaceans. So, pick up a pair and join us in our mission to protect Hector's dolphins and their habitats.

Squid: While often far from our shores, New Zealand has over 85 species of squid! Our marine environment is as important as the terrestrial but is often hard to study, hard to protect and in the case of squid, hard to even find! Three interesting facts about squid:

  • Squid have three hearts.
  • Giant squid eyes are the size of frisbees.
  • Squid proteins are being used to developalternatives to plastic.

Size:

  • Beachcomber: 2.5 cm in diameter.
  • Ocean Scene: 2.2 cm in diameter.
  • Orca: 5 cm from nose to tail.
  • Squid: 5.5 cm high and 4.5 cm at the widest point (tentacles).

Materials:

  • Hooks: Hypoallergenic and silver in colour.
  • Hoops: Hypoallergenic stainless steel.

    Each item is unique with its own embossing from the ice cream container lids - you can just about make out which flavour of ice cream the lid came from by the detail on the back of the earrings. Sometimes a nutritional panel or trace of sharpie (formerly used as baking storage perhaps?) can be found, making these earrings well and truly unique and recycled! We celebrate their uniqueness, and we hope that you will too.

    We stock a number of different items from Remix Plastic's range of recycled and zero waste products. The other collections include: