IN THE NEWS

BUILDING A PLAN 4 PLASTIC by Jo Stodgel – Nov/Dec 2021 issue (page 30) of the New Mexico-based Green Fire Times


KZMU NEWS COVERS UBUNTU-BLOX WORKSHOP – KZMU Radio, Dec 2018

Moab-based community radio station KZMU highlights the Ubuntu-Blox workshop taught by Upcycle Santa Fe in Moab, Utah


STARTUP SEES POTENTIAL USES FOR PLASTIC WASTE – The Santa Fe New Mexican, Nov. 26, 2018

(The headline for this article isn’t in bold, making it difficult to find.  Please scroll about half way down the digital newspaper column to find the related material.)

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Albuquerque News station KRQE News 13 features the work of Upcycle Santa Fe and the current state of research and development for post-consumer plastic waste as insulation material.


A PALACE OF TRASH AND THE WORLD ITS CHANGING – Huffington Post, 2012, updated 2017

An article introducing Ubuntu-Blox (Ecobales) and their inventor Harvey Lacey.  This groundbreaking technology was first utilized in Haiti after the devastating 2010 earthquake.

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LIFE IN PLASTIC – Tea After Twelve, 2015

This article details the perils of plastic waste and current disposal and recycling systems, and highlights the need for small-scale grassroots approaches to waste management such as Ecobricks and Ubuntu-Blox.


ECOBRICKS AND EDUCATION: HOW PLASTIC BOTTLE RUBBISH IS HELPING TO BUILD SCHOOLS  – The Guardian, 2014

Rob Hopkins, Founder of the Transition Town Network, writes about the spread of Ecobricking from Guatemala to South Africa and beyond, and how the practice of stuffing plastic waste into bottles and building with them has sparked a grassroots revolution.

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