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- Jun 20, 2009
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Nigerian Homes Built From Thousands of Plastic Bottles –12x Stronger Than Brick And Earthquake Strong
Called brick bottle technology, mud houses in Nigeria are being built with plastic bottles for a third of the price, but 18 times stronger.
As many as 14,000 plastic bottles will go in to making a house, and the company is hoping to pitch the project to the Nigerian government in order to secure some additional funding and expand the enterprise.
More than 100 million plastic bottles are used worldwide every day!
If the world sent 1 days worth of empty water bottles to Nigeria instead of discarding them, the Nigerians could build more than 7000 homes.
Here's another use of plastic waste.