A short list of recent media profiles of Russell and his work.
“Living in a small village in the Northern Philippines, I was confronted by a challenge: what to do with my ‘trash’? There was no recycling boxes or garbage trucks—but my wrappers, plastic bags and such piling up in my house. What to do?” — from Russell on Ecobricks
Solving Plastic One Bottle at a Time in the Northern Philippines: 10 minute documentary on my work and the spread of Ecobricks in the Norther Philippines.
CNN Indonesia: 60 minute Insight Interview with Desi Anwar, Ani Himawati, and Russell Maier on the Ecobrick movement
Spot.ph: “This Canadian Accidentally Discovered How to Solve Our Plastic Problem” An interview on Russell’s time in the Philippines and the history and current state of Ecobricking there.
Life Athletics Pod Cast with Nik Wood: Rusell Maier Ecobricks and Frisboo
Media Posts on Russs.net
Ani and I recently did a little interview in Semarang, Java, Indonesia on NET TV, a local station. The crew did a fantastic job on the interview -- it covers all the essentials of ecobricking. A big thanks to my friend George and his company Bambooku for...
Well... another video about Ecobricks is going viral! 4M+ views! Unfortunately, unlike Attn:, these guys didn't do their home work and make some fundamental mistakes. And despite the video focusing on me... no one contacted me! I am glad the word is getting out about...
Its Off!! Attn: has published their video on Ecobricks! In been only 16hrs and it's already exceeded a million views! Attn: did a great job-- Ecobricks represent a fundamental different way of doing things, and most media reports get the essentials wrong-- but Attn...
Woohoo! The Indonesian ecobrick movement was featured on the BBC this week! We heard rumours about coverage from ecobrickers in the UK who caught it on their TV. Today, we got the link! The clip features our Marimas friends in Semarang. Marimas is a big, national...
There is a solution to plastic pollution. In the Northern Philippines, inspired by our ancestral traditions where there is no concept of "waste" we've developed Vision Ecobricks-- a no-politician, no-machine, no-money way to go zero-waste... again.