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Ahead of the G7 Summit, a person has created an enormous sculpture of the G7 leaders formed like Mount Rushmore. Erected in Cornwall, the sculpture is manufactured from digital waste.

The leaders within the sculpture embrace UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, French President Emmanuel Macron, Italy’s Prime Minister Mario Draghi, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel and US President Joe Biden.

Interestingly, the sculpture by British artist Joe Rush has been named ‘Mount Recyclemore’, in an try to focus on the harm brought on by the disposal of digital gadgets.

“It (electronic device) needs to be repairable or made to last longer because the stuff is going into landfill,” he was quoted as saying by BBC.

More than 53 million tonnes of e-waste have been generated worldwide in 2019, based on a United Nations report.

Rush was commissioned to create the paintings by musicMagpie, reported the outlet. Regarding its location, the sculptor mentioned he selected a spot throughout the water from Carbis Bay Hotel, the place the summit is because of happen, and hoped the leaders would discover “when they fly over”.

“Mount Recyclemore is a huge Mount Rushmore-style sculpture made with 12 tonnes of e-waste, located on Sandy Acres in Cornwall, near the G7 summit in Carbis Bay. Our goal is to bring the global issue of e-waste to light as leaders of the world’s most advanced economies prepare to discuss how to tackle climate change and build a greener future,” musicMagpie wrote on Instagram.

‘”The key message is ‘talk to each other’ and let’s kind this mess out,” Rush added.

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