Tiny Aluminum Batman Will Save Us All

Makes you feel bad about throwing your soda cans away, doesn't it?

We've all asked ourselves this question at least once in our lives: Why would you ever possibly recycle your cans when you could make tiny, intricately detailed pop culture sculptures out of them instead?

Or, at least, you will have asked yourself that question at least once after you see these pics of Japanese artist Makaon's work.

Props to Laughing Squid for highlighting the artist's supercool creations, such as Tin Can Batman (we know he's made of aluminum, we just like the way it sounds, ooookay):

The StormtroopBEER:

And the one we like to call the metal Woody:

So what have you turned your trash into lately?