Ecobricks Spread in Indonesia

Ecobricks Spread in Indonesia

Great news for the planet! Ani and I just got back from five days in Jogyakarta. Jogja is one of Indonesia’s central cultural cities.  It has been the birth place of political and cultural movements and reforms that have swept the country. My friend Bebek, a...

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GoBrik Beta launched with partner NU LBNI

We’re super excited to launch the long awaited Ecobrick App this week.  Ani and I have arrived in Jakarta.  The first thing we did is visit our friends at NU’s LBNI headquarters.  LBNI is division of NU, a Muslim organization with millions of members. ...
Indonesian Ecobrick Movement Featured on CNN 60 Minutes

Indonesian Ecobrick Movement Featured on CNN 60 Minutes

This week, CNN Indonesia’s 60 minute program, Insight, with Dessi Anwar, did a special report of the Ecobrick movement that is sweeping Indonesia.  The special interview was conducted out of the regular CNN studio, at the home of Russell Maier and Ani Himawati,...
Introducing Ecobricks.org 3.0

Introducing Ecobricks.org 3.0

Alrighty! After months of hard work and focused collaboration, we are super proud to announce the launch of our new, world class, Ecobricks.org website– in time for the coverage of the Indonesian Ecobrick movement this week on CNN. Rallying around the mission of...

Jo Stodgel: Trash Transformer

One of our Top 10 2017 Ecobrickers of the Year Jo was introduced to Ecobricks by a friend who didn’t call it an Ecobrick. To his friend it was just a neat backpacking solution– rather than toss his plastic on a hike, he would stuff it into a plastic bottle. ...

New Site, Real People, Inspiring Stories

We’re working on a massive revamp of the Ecobricks website, and I am honored and excited by what is coming together. Sure, our site will have all the info, techniques, and theory you need to get going with ecobricks. But, even more important, we’re going...
Ecobrick Emissions Safety Rigorously Tested for Construction

Ecobrick Emissions Safety Rigorously Tested for Construction

The potential toxic emmisions of plastic from Ecobricks were recently put to the test, side-by-side convential building materials.  With the assistance of scientists at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, GEA principal and founder of  Upcycle Santa Fe, Jo Stogel got...
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...
Perkenalkan: Ecobrick Samudera

Perkenalkan: Ecobrick Samudera

Tim Ecobrick Bali telah berkunjung ke Pulau Santen minggu lalu. Terletak di muara kali yang mengalir menuju lautan di antara pulau Jawa dan Bali. Masyarakat yang tinggal di sana berkelimpahan sampah plastik. Kebanyakan bekerja sebagai nelayan dan kelompok budidaya...

Ecobrick Convergence sudah rampung! Bungkus!

Selesai, bungkus!  Jogja ecobrick convergence telag sukses berlangsung — menghadirkan pegiat ecobrick dari berbagai daerah dan negeri. Tanggal 4 – 14 Januari 2017, kita memenuhi Sangrking Art Space dengan kisah-kisah, kegiatan ecobrick dari keseharian...

Waktunya untuk Berkonvergensi!

Acara Konvergensi The Global Ecobrick Alliance siap digelar untuk pertama kalinya melalui serangkaian acara di Jogjakarta, Indonesia, minggu depan. Ayo para Ecobrickers seluruh dunia… mari bersatu!  Acara ini kami rancang sejalan dengan semangat kolaborasi...

Announcing the Ecobrick Convergence 2017!

Akhirnya resmi digelar!  Setelah menghabiskan berbulan-bulan berkutat dengan kerja lapangan, dengan gembira kami mengumumkan acara Konvergensi Ecobrick yang pertama kalinya akan digelar. Pembukaan pameran yang berlangsung selama dua minggu ini akan diadakan pada...
Ciliwung Workshop Membuat Ecobricks

Ciliwung Workshop Membuat Ecobricks

Kami senang sekali bertemu dan terhubung kembali dengan kawan-kawan Sanggar Ciliwung Merdeka dan warga bantaran CIliwung di Bukit Duri Pangkalan, Tebet. Kami belajar banyak sekali mengenai kehidupan dan pergulatan (khususnya saat ini – menghadapi penggusuran)...