Version 1.0 Construction Guide is Released!

Version 1.0 Construction Guide is Released!

An introduction to the principles and techniques of bottle building After lots of hard work by our team of translators, cartoonist, writers and photocopiers we are excited to release the revamped Ecobrick Construction Guide.  Not only is it updated with new material,...

MD Glass Bottles in Action

Wall, tower, foundation, success! This morning we excitedly made our way to Budi’s studio where our Maier-Dielman Glass bottle modules had dried. To our awe the modules fit together seamlessly– forming tight fitting bonds one to the other. First we built a...

Ecobricks Can Make Anything

You can make just about anything with Ecobricks– as seen here at our pilot school in Abiensmal, Bali, Indonesia.  But first, you have to turn them into modules!  After creating two thousand individual ecobricks, we used silicone sealant to connect the ecobricks...

Ancestral Wisdom to the Rescue

While checking up on Antidao National Highschool’s ecobrick construction last month I heared a great anecdote that affirms today’s relevance of ancestral wisdom.  Antidao is a small barangay of Sagada in the Northern Philippines– a village nestled in the...

Small Bottles Make Ecobricks Too

    Small PET plastic bottles also make Ecobricks!  Here we are adding small C2 bottles to  a bench in Balili.   We have learned from experience that is it essential not to limit Ecobricking to one type of bottle.  As Ecobricking takes off in a community...