Could you imagine houses or buildings made of actual garbage?
But not the kind of garbage we recycle and it comes out as another thing, we are talking about the kind of garbage you find in your trash can. Well, eco-bricks are made of PET bottles filled with plastic wrappers, magazine paper, aluminum foil, polyurethane waste… that can be used as actual bricks to build whatever you want.
And since it is the easiest and cheapest building material, there are several associations in Latin America that collects garbage to produce eco-bricks that are used to build homes, schools, and recreational centers. Find out if there’s an EcoBrick center near you, clicking here.
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