Sculptor Joe Rush has made a sculpture from electronic waste of the G7 leaders. The sculpture named as “Mount Recyclemore”, is erected in Cornwall just days before the seven leaders of the G7 group meet up in Carbis Bay Hotel, where the G7 summit is due to take place this weekend. The location of the sculpture is posited across the Carbis bay Hotel hoping that the leaders will get a glimpse of it as they fly over to the hotel.
Mount Recycle more aims to highlight the damage done by the disposal of electronic waste that are not easily reusable or recyclable.
Sculptor Joe hopes that the leaders will get the essence behind erecting the whole structure and hopefully address the issue of electronic waste which needs to be made more reusable and recyclable than they are now.
United Nations Report states, in 2019, more than 53 million to of e-waste was generated worldwide-which is 9 million tons more than the figures from five years back.
The G7 leaders depicted in the sculpture are US President Joe Biden, Germany’s Chancellor Angel Markel, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Italy’s Prime Minister Mario Draghi, French President Emmanuel Macron, Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson.