From plastic pollution to building solution, ByFusion converts 100% of plastic waste into an advanced building material that is as strong as concrete
design to renovated historical buildings. At the end of their lives, plastic window frames can be recycled or handled in a waste-to-energy scheme. Almost 83,000t of window profiles and other profiles were recycled in 2009 as a part of the schemes funded by the PVC industry.9. 7. 1 Roof insulated with plastic materials
Jan 22, 2016 . And maybe, just maybe, that longevity could be one key element of building affordable housing, at least in some parts of the world, where poverty and plastic waste seem to go together. A startup in Mexico, EcoDomum, is using plastic waste as a material for creating low-cost wall and roof panels, and a..
Aug 16, 2016 . Plastic bottles are probably inside more buildings than we'd care to know about, as I've personally (and unfortunately) been on enough job sites to see way too many bottles thrown around the job site, outside of trash containers. A large percentage of the bottles that are lucky enough to make it in a..
Sep 3, 2016 . So are recycled plastic bottles going to be the next Green construction material? I think that will come down to one single factor that the manufacturers of the plant, ByFusion, aren't telling us. Price! They will have to end up being cheaper to use than concrete blocks if the construction industry decides to use..
Aug 13, 2015 . Check out the innovative ways that many companies are using recycled plastic building materials to build brand-new homes!ByFusion turns all types of ocean plastic into eco-friendly . - Inhabitat
Oct 1, 2016 . His process involves a modular platform that compresses plastic debris into blocks of various shapes and densities, based on custom settings. The result is called RePlast, the company's name for the recycled plastic building material. The RePlast system is portable, designed to run on gas or electric, and..
Apr 15, 2015 . . worth of solid waste products. The book argues that we could and should be putting this to good use as cheap, durable and green building materials. . These colourful bricks are made from old plastic bags, which are notoriously difficult to recycle in any other way. Recycled bags or plastic packaging are..
Plastic from two-liter bottles is even being spun into fiber for the production of carpetanother recycled product solution for our homes. Although recycling is not best for some plastics (such as those that are soiled), the material can still serve a useful purpose if used in a waste-to-energy system (WTE). This process involves..
Jan 12, 2017 . Building with Recycled Plastics Interview with Jeff Mintz of Envirolastech. Plastic waste is a huge global problem and we need viable solutions. In this interview with Jeff Mintz, CEO of Envirolastech, we discuss how plastic can be recycled and used as a building material in a unique way. Jeff Mintz - CEO..
Apr 30, 2017 . Project.DWG and LOOS.FM have unveiled their PET pavilion, a temporary structure in a community park in The Netherlands that focuses on issues of sustainable building, recycling, and waste by rethinking the ways that buildings are developed, built, and used. Specifically, the pavilion is a study of the use..
Jul 22, 2016 . 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 where 80 percent of the population now resides in urban areas. The second is the overwhelming amount of..
Oct 30, 2017 . A series of videos explain how to build the machines using basic materials and universal parts. Designers around the world began using the machines to make recycled plastic products in 2016, and the organization is now sharing new instructions for building full recycling workshops inside shipping..
Colombian company Conceptos Plásticos recycles plastic into disaster-resistant building blocks families can use to easily build their own homes
Since plastic roads are a relatively new idea, construction processes may vary. In Jamshedpur, India, roads are created from a mix of plastic and bitumen. These roads are made from recycled plastics, and the first step in constructing them is to collect and manage the plastic material
Sep 16, 2015 . environment pollution has reached to threatening size for humanity using recycled or waste materials which do not damage the ecological balance is one of the basic elements of sustainable building design. Construction industry is one of the areas in which plastic wastes can be used in large quantities in..
Jan 4, 2011 . Turn low value plastic trash into valuable building blocks with a $300 homemade press. Free plans . His website at RecycledPlasticBlockHouses.com chronicles his efforts to make a block press and plastic building blocks. . It takes trash plastic and makes it into an affordable alternative building material.
Aug 1, 2016 . RePlast is a material comprising plastic sourced from the oceans and machine-compressed into the dimensions of a typical concrete masonry unit
There are various methods that could encourage recycling and garbage collection, although not all are appropriate for this particular community. After evaluating various project ideas, it was determined that incorporating recyclables into building materials would be a promising method for getting use out of the recyclables
May 1, 2017 . Ten years ago when Colombian Fernando Llanos tried to build his own house in Cundinamarca, he realized that moving the materials from Bogota was. . system of bricks and pillars made of recycled plastic, which is then put together like Lego pieces in a construction system that lets you build houses up..