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Argentinian who built his home and furniture out of plastic bottles. ...

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by The Big Ragu, Oct 29, 2011.

  1. The Big Ragu

    The Big Ragu Moderator Staff Member


    I don't know. I thought this was cool. Thought I would share. Guy used to sift through garbage to try to feed his family. Now he makes his living conducting tours of his home, which is made mostly from plastic bottles.

    YGBFKM Guest

    He could never have done that in America, where the rich would have prevented him from even attempting this.
  3. SpeedTchr

    SpeedTchr Well-Known Member

    The Kochs would have burned him out.
  4. NoOneLikesUs

    NoOneLikesUs Active Member

    Cute, but what's the durability on that joint? Can you heat and cool it? Electricity? Plumbing? Security?
  5. Azrael

    Azrael Well-Known Member

  6. The Big Ragu

    The Big Ragu Moderator Staff Member

    I am not sure about any of that. Just saw what you saw.

    Here is another video I saw at BBC last month that I thought was neat. Guy taught people in the Philippines how to make daytime lighting that is as good as a lightbulb from bottles filled with water. It's so simple, but really brilliant.

  7. Brian

    Brian Well-Known Member

    "In the event of an emergency, your house may be used as a flotation device."
  8. joe

    joe Active Member

    Dennis Weaver built his house out of old tires.

    YGBFKM Guest

    Does he still conserve gas by riding a horse around the city?
  10. joe

    joe Active Member

    I'm pretty sure he uses used cooking oil. He was eco before eco was cool.
  11. poly90

    poly90 New Member

    Now that is inspiring!!!
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