Plastic Bottle Greenhouse The internet is awash with various plans for building a green house out of empty PET plastic bottles, but the basic construction is all the same.
The materials cost roughly $500 (including shade cloth for summer production) and we didn’t shop for the best buy on materials and lumber. A slight disadvantage of the design is that curvature of the hoops may allow rain to run inside the edge of the house when the sides are raised for ventilation.
Developed technology to build with pet bottles which helps to reuse plastic bottles and avoid plastic menace. Developed technology to build water tanks with pet bottles. Being a student of Architecture, I feel privileged to be part of this innovative construction project. Building with Bottles : This is an effective solution for reusing the plastic. Bottles have the following advantages over bricks and other construction materials.
His company, Conceptos Plásticos transforms plastic and rubber waste into a construction material, and uses it to build houses for those who need it, across Colombia.
Recycled plastic lumber is quickly becoming a common building material for decking and other outdoor buildings. This environmentally friendly product is helping people to build more green during the construction process.
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Materials used in constructing a 1,700-square-foot, single family home. 9,726 board-feet of lumber. 4,614 square feet of sheating, including roof, wall and floor sheating. 243 square feet of plywood for sheating. 55 cubic yards of concrete--three-fourths of which is poured concrete and the remainder concrete block.
Colombian company Conceptos Plásticos saw two pressing issues in the world and decided to tackle both with recycled building materials. One issue is the housing crisis, prevalent in Latin America ...
Materials: Lots of Plastic Bottles; Dry Sand; Sawdust; Clay; Iron / Steel Rods; Cement; Rolls of Thick Thread; Steps: The picture above is of an ecological house constructed in Honduras using some 8,000 PET bottles, in the process freeing up an estimated 12 cubic meters (m3) in the local landfill.
This 2 bedroom house built from recycled plastic bottles is bulletproof and fireproof and can withstand earthquakes. Oh, and it also reportedly holds a comfy year-round temperature of 64 degrees F.