Ecobricks: Building a way out of plastic?
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Indonesian EcoBricks: A new approach in its plastics 'war'

Indonesia has a problem with plastic. Like many developing countries, its rivers and canals are clogged with dense masses of bottles, bags and other plastic packaging.

The army was even called in to help clean-up.

Harjanto Halim, the boss of Marimas PT, an Indonesian food factory, is fighting back in his own way with "EcoBricks".

This creative solution encourages people to stuff 'soft' plastic into bottles, which can then be used as stools, chairs, and even walls.

  • 09 May 2018
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