What a cow!

Finally finished my Dairy Crest commission to highlight the waste produced from plastic milk containers, which is being used to promote their new Jugit system which creates 75% less waste than conventional milk cartons.

There will be better photos when it is in position in Morrisions Taunton, but at 2.5m long it takes up most of our garden! Which is

currently a building site, so excuse the rubble behind it! Anyway, it is being picked up next week to graze in its new supermarket pasture, but until the big launch here are some sneaky peak shots of my plastic cow!

It is entirely made from milk cartons, from the horns to the tail! Held together with wire, glue and painted with spray paint and some old enamel paint from the garage.  I hope it stays up, helps deliver the message and makes people smile!

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9 Responses to “What a cow!”


  1. 1 Lynwoodcrafts August 5, 2010 at 12.48

    It has certainly made me smile Amy – an interesting one for any future portfolios or CVs

  2. 2 averilpam August 5, 2010 at 12.48

    That looks wonderful, I love the head! Looking forward to seeing photos of it in situ.

  3. 3 Pip hynam August 5, 2010 at 12.48

    Hey she looks gorgeous, well done you, she even has a poo hole under her tail!!!

  4. 4 Hannah waterfield August 6, 2010 at 12.48

    Amy this is amazing!!!! I’m genuinely so proud and impressed!! Well done it’s a brilliant piece and the message is loud and clear! Well done babe xxxxxxxxxx

  5. 5 amyorangejuice August 6, 2010 at 12.48

    Thank you everyone! Lets hope Dairy Crest agree x

  6. 6 Layla August 6, 2010 at 12.48

    I’m sure they will. This is great and will make people take notice of the issue! Well done xxx

  7. 7 Charlotte Hupfield August 6, 2010 at 12.48

    This is so cool! I hope the sculpture gets a good response, well done 🙂

  8. 8 Sam August 6, 2010 at 12.48

    Love it! It’s amazing 🙂

    Sam x

  9. 9 thesockgarden August 8, 2010 at 12.48

    HOLY COW! That’s brilliant. And like Pip I was impressed that you’d given it a bottom hole too! Are you hoping for some manure for the garden 🙂

    Should get loads of attention – well done for ‘sticking’ at it!


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