Malaysian artist Red Hong Yi creates installation from 24,000 used coffee capsules

'I believe that we each play a role in making a difference for our planet, and through small improvements in our everyday actions we are certainly one step closer towards sustainability, ' says Red Hong Yi. Photo: Handout

If you are wondering what happens with your used coffee capsules after you drop them off for recycling, you can swing by the Nespresso outlet at The Gardens Mall in Kuala Lumpur to see how Malaysian contemporary artist Red Hong Yi has given them a new lease of life.

She has created Kaleidoscope, an art installation comprising seven mirrored panels made out of 24,000 pieces of used aluminium capsules from Nespresso’s recycling programme.

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