Yes, we can. All over the world, people are building homes from materials made from plastic waste.
- Check out this Facebook video to watch it happening in Colombia.
- In Mexico, EcoDomum has built 500 such homes, and they’ve only begun.
- The Welsh were building this way six years ago.
- In 2007, a Peace Corps volunteer found a way to use plastic bottles to finish construction of a schoolhouse in Guatemala.
- In 2001, EcoTech began building homes in South America. The EcoTech structures provide both food and shelter: their sod-and-turf living roofs provide superior insulation and the foundation for a garden.
Plastic waste as a building material:
a sustainable way to Keep It Out of the Landfill.