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05 April 2019

Holy Cross Primary decorates eco brick bench

Holy Cross Primary learners who were one of the first schools in the Southern Cape to use Eco bricks, a 2l bottle stuffed to the brim with unrecyclable plastic, to build a bench, have not stopped there and went further to decorate the bench with plastic bottle caps they have gathered.

The eager learners started the project last year by stuffing their own 2l bottles with plastics. At school on 6 December they and the officials from the George Municipality Environmental Services and other role players build the bench. The ecobrick, is a 2l bottle (the same shape as a 2l coke bottle), stuffed to the brim with plastics, chips and chocolate wrappers, foam cups etc. A large wooden stick can be used to stuff the filling with materials you know to be non-recyclable.
The bottle is screwed closed and then used as a building brick. The ecobrick is used like a clay brick with cement to build. Visit www.facebook.com/ecobrickexchange or www.twitter.com/ecobrickxhange.
Material that is considered ecobrick material is laminated paper, photos and transparencies, polystyrene trays, plastic fruit punnets, silvery packets from chips and chocolates, Wax paper and dogfood bags etc.
Ecobricks alleviate pressure from landfills and teaches residents that the trash littering their streets actually hold value.
Heidedal Primary has recently started with their Eco brick project. George Municipality Environmental section invites primary schools to be part of this recycling project. Phone the Environmental Services section on 044 802 2900 for more information. The public can also build their own ecobricks and drop it at the Environmental Service offices at 82 Meade Street.

Last published 05 April 2019