Tag Archives: recycling

Bottles, Monks, and a Temple

A couple of weeks ago, I posted an article that highlighted a few buildings made from recycled bottles. My personal favorite was the Wat Pa Maha Chedi Kaew temple. The Thai monks used over a million glass bottles to build everything from the roof to the toilets. The architecture and details are so impressive that I thought the […]

10 Baffling Bottled Buildings

What an interesting twist vernacular architecture has taken. With the growing attention for sustainability, many people and professions are focused on improving efficiency, while solutions for addressing the already existing abundance of waste have taken a back seat. But, do not fret. There are those who have acknowledged this excess and are putting it to good […]

High on Mushrooms

From coffee grounds to mushrooms, these modern day entrepreneurs make a grandma proud with their efforts in the “waste not, want not” category of generational advice. Can’t we all make “one man’s trash is a another man’s treasure” part of our daily practice in efforts to be self-sustaining stewards of our world?