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    Lego to pull the plug on petroleum-based plastic bricks

    Posted on by Gareth Mankoo

    Who would have thought of Lego going the green way? The company thrives on plastic-based bricks and have been the creative building blocks of adults and youngsters for decades. The brand however has decided to play its role in global … Continue reading3

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    Bricks made in room temperature using bacteria, sand, calcium chloride and urine

    Posted on by gavril

    Answering natures call isn’t just throwing out waste anymore. Thanks to an American architecture professor in Abu Dhabi, we can now use urine to create bricks! These types of sustainable bricks are “built” from bacteria, sand, calcium chloride and urine.

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    ‘Save Water Brick’ is a biodegradable brick that absorbs rainwater for consumption

    Posted on by shvveta

    Contrary to the conventional clay bricks used for construction, the Save Water Brick design is actually designed to help channelize the water in order to avoid wastage. First of all the brick is made of a mixture of discarded plastic … Continue reading3

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    Home made of Polli-Bricks that are recycled from plastic bottles

    Posted on by shilpa

    After the mud homes, straw homes, wood, brick.. now comes the recycled plastic homes. Before you know it, you may have the chance to live in a house made of recycled plastics joined in a structure like a brick. A … Continue reading3

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