Our Ecobricking Featured on CNN

Our Ecobricking Featured on CNN

  This week our work transforming plastic pollution into Ecobricks, was featured on CNN Indonesia! The program is in a mix of Indonesian and English and is set at my and Ani Himawati’s house in Ubud, Bali. The report features clips and interviews with...
New Ecobricks.org 3.0 launched

New Ecobricks.org 3.0 launched

Today we lauch our new Ecobricks.org 3.0 site! Plastic, solved!  My team and I have been hard at work for the last few years on a solution to plastic pollution. Our site, a one stop resource for the technique and philosophy behind Ecobricking has been getting better...
Ecobricks Featured on CNN

Ecobricks Featured on CNN

This week, CNN Indonesia’s 6 minute program, Insight, with Dessi Anwar, did a special report of the Ecobrick movement that is sweeping Indonesia.  The special interview was conducted out of the regular CNN studio, at the home of Russell Maier and Ani Himawati,...
Ecobrick App Canadian Fundraiser

Ecobrick App Canadian Fundraiser

Hey Canadian friends, I need some Canadian help. So… After two years of slow and steady development, we’ve had a massive breakthrough with a new plastic social management technology.  We’re poised to release an app that will track and manage...
Why Ecobrick?

Why Ecobrick?

So, this month a video on Ecobricks went viral.  It’s hit almost 200,000 views.  The news site that made the video, unfortunately, made it with all the resources from our site– but didn’t consult us.  Thus, the video contains lots of errors and...
Love Story Bamboo Pixel Project

Love Story Bamboo Pixel Project

Pixels in place! There’s a little more love in Ubud today! I am really excited about this sign we’re assembling for a funky new sustainability store in the center of town. Yesterday, we got the last of the 600 bottles in place to complete the sign! The...
Camp Stove Transcension

Camp Stove Transcension

A long time ago, in a land far away (by the name of Pensilvania) I was biking through the forest.  It was the summer of 2009 and I was on an epic bike adventure from Smithers BC to Berlin.  I had with me my tent and camping equipment as I cycled down the CO trail...
Not One Tree

Not One Tree

Imagine:  a world where human technology is blended harmoniously with the natural world.  Imagine, a world where, rather than dominating and controlling nature, we work with it, learn from it, then apply our insights to co-create with it.  Together we craft living...
Glass bottle Lego take-2

Glass bottle Lego take-2

We’ve been working hard the last few days taking apart our old Lego-bottle bathroom, and relocating it on the Mukabumi grounds. Basically, our first creation… Failed! The location, the toilet system, the roof… All were not satisfactory. It was after...