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2 Liter Bottles of Light

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The slums of the Philippines are getting an extreme home makeover in the form of two liter bottles in their ceilings. The bottles function as 60-watt lights powered by 100% solar energy

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Judy C (97)
Saturday August 4, 2012, 2:40 am
What a great idea! Thanks, Vivien.

wolfNoFwdsPls a (135)
Saturday August 4, 2012, 3:10 am
> The bottles function as 60-watt lights
= Bullshit!

another *Bright*Green*Lie* invented and spread to help people to stay in DENIAL and continue and accelerate the

Dance of World Destruction

In order for us to maintain our way of living, we must...tell LIES to each other, and especially to ourselves. It is not necessary that the lies be particularly believable. The lies act as barriers to truth. These barriers to truth are necessary because without them many deplorable acts would become impossibilities. Truth must at all costs be avoided. ... And so we avoid these truths, these self-evident truths, and continue the dance of world destruction.
-- Derrick Jensen, "A Language Older than Words", 2000

. (0)
Saturday August 4, 2012, 3:31 am
I saw this on TV a couple of months ago. I'm not sure that they give as much light as a 60w bulb but they sure made a big difference to the buildings where they had been fitted and the best part is of course that they are free. A really clever idea.

Jason Topps (9)
Saturday August 4, 2012, 3:41 am
Recycle and solar, 2 of my favourite words! Fab idea and at minimal cost to the planet.

. (0)
Saturday August 4, 2012, 6:00 am

Sue H (7)
Saturday August 4, 2012, 8:44 am
What a wonderful idea!

Christeen A (371)
Saturday August 4, 2012, 8:58 am
Very interesting.Thanks for sharing this great idea.

Past Member (0)
Saturday August 4, 2012, 9:05 am
A great idea.

Arielle S (313)
Saturday August 4, 2012, 9:39 am
wicked cool - amazing what can be done - thanks!

Past Member (0)
Saturday August 4, 2012, 9:44 am
knowledge is not power its empowering lets be empowered to change
protect life, prosecute those that seek to destroy our shared home and our fellow beings
life has value beyond measure
Peace and Love
*********** WALL OF SHAME ************
┬┴┬┴┬┴ The Wall ┬┴┬┴┬┴┬┴┬┴
DEMOLISH ------>>>>> THIS WALL !!!!

. (0)
Saturday August 4, 2012, 10:12 am

Alice C (1797)
Saturday August 4, 2012, 12:56 pm
Love it !

Alice C (1797)
Saturday August 4, 2012, 1:01 pm

Jonjon Hoy (146)
Saturday August 4, 2012, 1:40 pm
That was so awesome Vivien..............! Now that's what I call recycling for a good cause.

Jonjon Hoy (146)
Saturday August 4, 2012, 1:42 pm
Wolf A., Vivien never post lies but only what is real.

samantha M (14)
Saturday August 4, 2012, 3:18 pm

Cristins Calloni (0)
Saturday August 4, 2012, 6:35 pm
Great idea, thank very much!

Robert Hardy (68)
Saturday August 4, 2012, 10:51 pm
I have heard of this before. Great idea, wish I could use it here.

Hiedi T (0)
Saturday August 4, 2012, 11:41 pm
I wish people would read the whole report and watch the videos before posting negative comments. An engineer actually measured the output and it is between 40-50 watts. Not quite 60, but a close approximation.

Kathleen R (138)
Sunday August 5, 2012, 1:52 pm
read & noted

Sunday August 5, 2012, 6:20 pm
This is a creative yet simple idea that is obviously working out. Thanks for posting, Vivien. It's good to see people who offer 'positive' solutions to problems. Enjoyed the video and seeing the lights in action.

Rose Becke (141)
Monday August 6, 2012, 12:01 am
Love it

Past Member (0)
Monday August 6, 2012, 3:47 am
kudos to them

Kenneth L (314)
Monday August 6, 2012, 8:38 am
Very neat. As past member says 40-50 watts has been measured, which is pretty darn good. As John Gregoire says they would work well for dark spaces during the day. They obviously don't work at night but using something for free (re-use of the 'recycle, re-use, or return trio) is better than nothing.
Someone just needs to find something natural that will store the sunlight in the liquid so it continues to glow at night.

Judith C (159)
Wednesday August 8, 2012, 4:21 pm
We could all use these.

Jenny Dooley (830)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 8:23 pm
Simple and brilliant! Ty Vivien.

alicia m (97)
Tuesday September 11, 2012, 2:22 am
noted, gracias
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