Construction progresses on Monterey Bay Aquarium's blue whale art installation made from disgarded single-use plastic. Building the blue whale took four-and-a-half months, including 15 weeks to hand-recycle the plastic panels, four weeks to fabricate the steel frame and three weeks to sculpt and screw on the panels.

Construction progresses on Monterey Bay Aquarium's blue whale art installation made from disgarded single-use plastic. Building the blue whale took four-and-a-half months, including 15 weeks to hand-recycle the plastic panels, four weeks to fabricate the steel frame and three weeks to sculpt and screw on the panels.