, From afar, Casa Prè de Sura fits the local alpine vernacular with its traditional gable roof and vertically laid wood panels Upon closer Describing his project, Henry Louis Miller states Recycling plastics is a difficult, energy intensive process, and yields a product that is inferior to the virgin material.
, comments A British led crew has sailed across the Pacific Ocean in a boat made out of recycled plastic bottles On the move The Plastiki, made with , plastic bottles, as it crosses the Pacific Enlarge Solar panels, a wind turbine and bicycle generators provide electricity for the six crew members.
, Basel is a mouthpiece for the recycling industries, they re paid to make high profile stories once in a while The industries want for all US garbage to be destroyed in the US This would expand their business, that s all They want to make it illegal that your dead laptop s LCD panel ends up in some African
Benetta Strydom is from Pretoria, South Africa By day, she is a Remedial therapist at a local high school, and by night she is an avid crafter She enjoys experimenting with different craft media, and has also taken art classes for a few years Apart from Fave Crafts, her work has been featured on Thriftyfun, Better Budgeting
, For Expo CIHAC , Mexico City based design firm BNKR Arquitectura built a large pavilion that served as the event s cafeteria entirely out of recycled Coca Cola crates.
Make a Soda Bottle Chandelier Plastic Bottle Craft and discover a great way to reuse all those water bottles that you have in your recycle bin With some easy to find supplies, you can make plastic bottle crafts that can be displayed in your craft ro.
, Coffee cup recycling bins are to be put in Costa outlets across the UK and in Starbucks in London, after a major breakthrough against waste and litter thanks to a Daily The problem is that they have a plastic polyethylene coating which means they cannot be recycled with normal paper waste.
, Produced in Bondurant, Iowa, Abods are catenary arched roofs of corrugated metal installed on rectangular concrete slabs or recycled rubber mats Light streams in through translucent plastic corrugated panels that fit in place a a few of the metals ones Modular end walls rigidify the shape, which is
, A simple house features on the cover of Reinier de Graaf s new book, Four Walls and a Roof The Complex Nature of a Simple Profession We have come to know of the house pretty much by chance, from a report by the University of Brandenburg on the recycling of building components in Eastern
, At last! Starbucks brings in a coffee cup you can recycle Company to trial mug after discovering up to billion are dumped or incinerated every year The cups have a thin plastic membrane that floats away during the paper recycling process, which means the materials can be recovered and re used.
, Fortunately, there are some brilliant ways to recycle and upcycle plastic, too especially milk crates great crate upcycling (Image The Two in Johannesburg, South Africa, stumbled upon the idea of upcycling all kinds of discarded materials into musical instruments Depending on the options,
, South Africa s vaulted Mapugumbwe Interpretation Center designed by Peter Rich Architects is one of projects shortlisted for the Aga Khan Assembly Architects was careful to minimize their environmental impact by using the earth excavated in the marquee s walls and the pathway leading to it.
, FLASHBACK Incredible futuristic African architecture that solves problems and gets you thinking cork, of the furniture and cabinetry is made from hemp board, and all of the grey and black water will be treated and recycled It is also Moyo Waterfront Restaurant and Urban Farm (South Africa)
, Established by Kaduna based NGO Development Association for Renewable Energies (DARE), with the aid of London based NGO Africa Community Trust, the project eliminates the problem In addition, it is completely powered by solar panels and methane gas from recycled human and animal waste.