A Cigarette Pollution Solution

A Cigarette Pollution Solution

I’ve got good news and bad news on cigarette butts. There is a simple solution to a big problem. Trashed cigarette butts are one of the most rampant of all human wastes. Over 4.5 trillion cigarette butts are discarded every year.(1) In beach clean ups around the...
Balili Ecobrick Park Ready for Planting

Balili Ecobrick Park Ready for Planting

We’ve been working hard to develop a pilot Ecobrick park to showcase the simplest, lowest-cost, Ecobrick construction methods.  Our park in Balili, Bontoc, Mt. Province, Philippines is now complete!  The park shows how trash (approximately 1000 large sacs of plastic)...
Small Bench, Lotsa Fun, Big Impact

Small Bench, Lotsa Fun, Big Impact

This weekend I visited Monkayan NHS in Benguet Province, Philippines.  Led by my friend Deacon Helen, they had made several hundred ecobricks over the last few months.  I gave a little talk about how important and wonderful their work is (instead of being dumped and...
Jane’s Bottle House eco-Rennovation

Jane’s Bottle House eco-Rennovation

I just returned from Besao with some new photos of our first attempt remodeling a humble home in the village of Besao Philippines. The front and back walls are redone with Ecobricks, Hospital Foundation bricks, gin bottles and colored water! The mortar is our...