Winding Down

When turbine blades reach the end of their life, an Ohio company turns them into functional public art.

The apparent misspelling of the Cleveland-area company Canvus — which recycles retired wind turbines into decorated outdoor furniture appearing in public places around Northeast Ohio and beyond — is no mistake. It’s an intentional play on the word “canvas,” because the green-focused company sees its mission as something that benefits all of “us” by keeping large items out of landfills and instead using them to beautify the outdoors with benches, tables, and planters.

Continue reading