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Plastic-Bottle Homes Are Popping Up Around the World
Offbeat  (tags: Plastic bottles, Recycling, home building )

- 1320 days ago -
A form of construction being used throughout Africa and Latin America is making a difference, not only by reducing plastic waste but also by taking advantage of the durability of plastic bottles to provide shelter for the homeless.
Recycling Bin For Stray Animals   video
Offbeat  (tags: recycling, plastic bottles, cans, dog food, Istanbul, stray dogs, unusual, innovative )

- 1431 days ago -
On the streets of Istanbul .... Put in empty cans or plastic bottles, and out comes a meal for stray animals ... designed for dogs, but I bet cats go there too!!
Creative Ways To Reuse Old Plastic Bottles
Offbeat  (tags: recycling, plastic bottles, good ideas )

- 1811 days ago -
The PET plastic that most plastic beverage bottles are made of is a fairly useful material - it's resilient, flexible, transparent and food safe.
Social Project Uses Pop Bottles to Provide Indoor Lighting for the Poor
Offbeat  (tags: invention, plastic bottles, sunlight, light, energy, lar Bottle Bulbs, My Shelter Foundation )

- 2620 days ago -
A clear one-liter pop bottle is filled with water, chlorine is added, then the bottle is squeezed part way through a hole in a piece of corrugated tin. A corresponding hole is cut in the tin roof of a house, the tin-and-bottle is secured over the hole so
Plastic Bottle School By Illac Diaz and the MyShelter Foundation
Offbeat  (tags: plastic bottles, building, strength, My Shelter Foundation )

- 2620 days ago -
Developed by Illac Diaz and the MyShelter Foundation, the school is made from thousands of discarded plastic bottles that are filled with liquefied adobe. The combination, which is relatively cheap, is being claimed to be three times stronger than concret
Plastic Sorting Robot Developed
Offbeat  (tags: robot, plastics, plastic bottles, sort, recycle, Japan, Osaka University, IDEC Corp, Mitsubishi )

- 3430 days ago -
A robot which can sort plastics left in garbage by using different types of laser beams has been developed by researchers.

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