A house made of littered plastic bottles filled with sand and reinforced with concrete has given a Bolivian family a much-needed sturdy dwelling, while combating trash build-up.

Ten more homes are planned with an eye toward tourism.

(WATCH a Video below or READ more at the Temas Blog) Thanks so much to Carolena Costa for the fabulous link!


  1. I saw a similar house in an old deserted gold mining town in the USA, made hundreds of years ago from nothing but glass bottles. It remains cool in the heat and warmer at night. The same idea comes up again!

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