Ecobrick Shelf

Ecobrick Shelf

Ulfah, had too many loose books around her house and lots of bottles and Ecobricks so… She put them all together to make this beautifully simple Ecobrick bookshelf!  “I needed some furniture, so I choose simple and easy”.  Ulfah, a trainer...
Ecobrick Couch in South Africa

Ecobrick Couch in South Africa

Ecobrickers in Bloemfontein, South Africa have made their own couch! That’s right, using nothing but plastic “waste” and bottles, members of the Boitekong Protective Workshop, made this super funky (and surprisingly comfortable) centerpiece to their...

Where do toothbrushes go?

          Plastic toothbrushes all too often go straight to landfills or the ocean.  Part of the ecobricking process is becoming aware and consuming less– or differently.  Here’s a bamboo tooth brush from the great company...

Ecobricks in Action: Food Forest Play Park

Our pilot Ecobrick Food Forest Garden is in full bloom at Balili elementary.  I took this shot two days ago as several students enjoyed their lunch surrounded by vegetables, herbs and edible leaves. Note the hanging beans in the top of the photo!  These students often...

HexBench Ecobrick Breakthrough

Breakthrough! Our first HexBench– made entirely from ecobricks, this modular bench provides an easy, low-low cost way to transform ‘waste’ into something immediately practical, useful, and COOL.  The technique leverages my experience making glass...

The Story

I’ve been working on this mini-story for almost the last year.  After endless word-crafting, I beleive its about time I got over my anxiety and posted it already!  I am eager for you guys to read it and get your thoughts and impressions.  Observing the spread of...