The artist who 'paints' with recycled plastic
The materials needed to make art can be expensive, too expensive for some.
But one artist in South Africa has found a way to combine his artistic passion and his love of recycling.
Mbongeni Buthelezi collects plastic bags from the streets around his Johannesburg studio and melts them to create a unique kind of art - he calls it "plastic fantastic".
Video journalist: Christian Parkinson
More video features from the BBC News Magazine
- From the section Magazine