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Making an EcoBrick is so convenient that it can easily be implemented almost anywhere. Some of our staff are making their own in our break room from pieces of non-recyclable packaging. Plastic Bottle Crafts, Plastic Bottles, Reduce Waste, Zero Waste, Ocean Aquarium, Construction Materials, Break Room, Sustainable Living, Home Depot

How to make an EcoBrick: The first step in eliminating non-recyclable waste at home

We’ve already discussed how you can Rethink the Bag, find alternatives to disposable plastic products and the dangers caused by single-use plastic. But what can you do about the plastic that is already in your life, or the items you are unable to switch for alternatives? What if there was a dead simple way to turn your waste into green construction material and keep it out of our ocean and landfills? Meet the EcoBrick.

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Bottle bricks & the aesthetics of sustainability

Can the ‘crude’ and the ‘untamed’ look aesthetic? Does sustainability have an aesthetic dimension? Can the tacit knowledge and expressions of a community contribute in achieving sustainable as well as aesthetic designs? Architect Smriti Saraswat uses the example of bottle bricks in interior-architecture to answer these questions. Bottle bricks refer to sand filled plastic bottles that …

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Ecobrick Breakthrough!

Breakthrough! Our first HexBench-- made entirely from ecobricks, this modular bench provides an easy, low-low cost way to transform 'waste' into something immediately practical, useful, and COOL. The technique leverages my experience making glass bottle furniture with silicone a few years back. Frankly, I can't believe I didn't think of it before. The coolest...

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Bali's First Ecobrick Furniture | Ecobricks.org

Woohoo! Bali’s first ecobrick furniture! While I’ve been out of Bali, folks here have been ecobricking away! This morning Vishnu and I siliconed some of the amassed ecobricks into two prototype hexagonal stool modules (see how they fit together like lego?). This is our first go using Indonesia Aqua brand bottles and – success! A […]

A recent innovation by the Ecobrick Mt. Province Team has both small and big implications for local. Reuse Plastic Bottles, Plastic Bottle Crafts, Brick Projects, Diy Projects, Lego Blocks, Modular Furniture, Recycled Art, Repurposed, Diy Crafts

Ecobrick Modular Furniture | Ecobricks.org

A recent innovation by the Ecobrick Mt. Province Team has both small and big implications for local schools. Using silicone sealant Ecobricks can be joined together into modules of 12 to 19 Ecobricks. These modules can be either used alone or joined together like LEGO blocks. Working with the Episcopal and Roman Catholic Churches in the […]

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Ecobrick Milstein Modules | Ecobricks.org

Build simple, easy and awesome ecobrick furniture with just silicone, tirebands or nano tape and a dozen or more ecobricks.

Take nearly old plastic bottles, add some construction waste and mud, and voila: a sturdy and sustainable home. Plastic Bottle House, Reuse Plastic Bottles, Recycled Bottles, Plastic Recycling, Construction Waste, Construction Materials, Eco Buildings, Natural Building, Eco Friendly House

Homes With Plastic Bottles And Mud in Nigeria - Living Ecology

Nigerians Are Building Fireproof, Bulletproof, And Eco-Friendly Homes With Plastic Bottles And Mud These colorful homes are bulletproof, fireproof, and can withstand earthquakes. They also maintain a comfortable temperature, produce zero carbon emissions, and are powered by solar and methane…

Fill plastic bottles with plastic waste and cover them with stuccoCob style planter made from recycled plastic water bottlesOne more thing to do with soda bottles, but I would have turned the bottoms up and left the flowery bumbs exposed :) Recycling, Reuse Recycle, Brick Projects, Garden Projects, Recycled Bottles, Recycle Plastic Bottles, Brick Planter, Cement Art, Papercrete

Bioguía - Inspirando el cambio

Fui consciente de que nuestro planeta estaba siendo descuidado desde muy chiquita pero creía que la única manera de hacer algo por él era abonando a la organización cuyo nombre en...

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GUATEXPERIENCE

The eager participation of the students in stuffing bottles surprised us both a little bit. Do they care about the environment and had only been waiting for someone to introduce a recycling scheme, or was it because of the points towards their grades? Let’s keep good faith and believe in the first. Following up from…

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HexBench Ecobrick Breakthrough | Ecobricks.org

Breakthrough! Our first HexBench – made entirely from ecobricks, this modular bench provides an easy, low-low cost way to transform ‘waste’ into something immediately practical, useful, and COOL. The technique leverages my experience making glass bottle furniture with silicone a few years back. Frankly, I can’t believe I didn’t think of it before. The coolest […]

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EcoBricks and education: how plastic bottle rubbish is helping build schools

It began in Guatemala, and now a South African town is using recycling bottles as building material as part of an inspirational and regenerative campaign against rubbish. Rob Hopkins went there to investigate

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Guatemalan Schools Built from Bottles, Not Bricks Plastic Bottle School's A Cheap Alternative in Guatemala

Plastic bottles line the streets of many Guatemalan towns, so a nonprofit is turning the litter into building materials for schoolhouses.

Using plastic bottles to make houses - not that that's a reason to continue using plastic bottles - but still. A house made out of plastic bottles. Project by DARE (Developmental Association For Renewable Energies). Plastic Bottle House, Plastic Bottles, Water Bottles, Recycled Bottles, Glass Bottles, Plastic Bottle Crafts, Soda Bottles, Earthship, Green Building

Plastic Bottle House by Developmental Association for Renewable Energies (DARE) in Sabon Yelwa, Nigeria

One persons trash is another person’s building material...or so it would seem. In the village of Sabon Yelwa the Developmental Association for Renewable Energies (DARE) has instigated an ingenious scheme to transform the region’s litter