Message in a bottle

Developing countries that lack waste-management services are taking up the challenge themselves. Combining plastic bottles and packaging into ecobricks is a reuse concept that is becoming more popular, as Zoë Lenkiewicz explains.

by Zoë Lenkiewicz
Ecobricks made from recycled plastic bottles were used to build a school in Cambodia (photograph: David Leeke/Dynafish)
Ecobricks made from recycled plastic bottles were used to build a school in Cambodia (photograph: David Leeke/Dynafish)

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