Re-using plastic bottles in construction :
· The total waste generated is reduced.
· The natural resources are preserved.
· The carbon footprint is reduced.
· Inexpensive and easy to implement.
2.VERTICAL BOTTLE WALL CONSTRUCTION
House that is designed with a bearing frame can have a wall that can be filled with any materials. These materials can be a waste, sand etc. Then it can be plastered over top. Collecting plastic bottles to make wall infill will help in improving the surrounding environment that in turn creates inexpensive building materials.
3. BOTTLE CAP DECORATION
4. ROOF CONSTRUCTION WITH PLASTIC BOTTLES
The plastic bottles mainly in its crushed state are used in the construction of roofs. They are very simple and artistic in nature. They have a good water proofing property. These waste bottles can behave as an immediate shelter. As a long-lasting roof performance can be provided by plastic roofs.
5. BOTTLE HOUSES HAVE GOOD INSULATION
The sand used to fill the bottles will bring excellent insulation towards the heat caused. In houses constructed in Nigeria, this has worked best against the tropical heat. This also brings a relatively cool environment inside the building.
6. NURSERY/ PET SHELTER
7. PARTITION WALLS
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