plastic bottles used as construction bricks

South African schools are being built with plastic bottles made into bricks, covered with plastic. A stick is used to stuff a two-liter bottle with plastic waste such as food wrappers. The idea for EcoBricks was invented by Susanna Heisse in Guatemala where over 38 EcoBrick schools were built. The idea spread to Philippines and South Africa.

Nigerians are also building earthquake and bullet-proof homes from plastic.


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