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World’s first Plastic Bottle Village to recycle over a million PET bottles

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Apr 22, 2016 01:05 AM
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by Tafline Laylin last modified Apr 21, 2016

Each home will comprise a steel cage full of recycled plastic bottles that are then covered in a concrete mix. While steel and concrete are not necessarily the most beneficial materials, the first two-bedroom home recycled a staggering 10,000 plastic bottles, offering significant environmental benefits - including interior temperatures that are 17 degrees Celsius cooler than outside. Consulting with local architects, the group designed three different models that have sufficient flex to be earthquake-resistant,...






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