Ecobrick Innovation Time

Don Alvaro’s Hacienda Merida lodge is a gold mine– of Ecobricks!  Over the last two days we’ve been exchanging innovations.  I am super impressed by the system he has developed that has cultivated a micro-economy in the community of Merida for...

Ecobricking with Alvaro on Ometepet

Staff Post, Ometepe Island, Lake Nicaragua, Nicaragua. by Russell Maier, December 15th 2014 I’ve connected with Alvaro Molina here on Ometepe island– another passionate ecobricker! As I made my way towards Hacienda Merida, Alvaro’s hotel on this lush...

Recycling in Nicaragua

What happens to plastic waste in Nicaragua? While some tourists go to the beautiful beaches and volcanoes, Aura, Sara Bo and I made a trip to the local dump. The visit was super interesting. In many ways the recycling that happens here is more efficient than back in...