Idea Phase (15 January-3 April 2018)

Construction of sustainable mini greenhouses based on recycled PET bottles.

Garbage and PET is a big problem - every year, 800,000 tons of PET are consumed in Mexico, of which only 15% is recycled; the rest ends up in landfills, garbage dumps and bodies of water, taking 500 years to disintegrate. It is also estimated that around 90 million bottles are thrown onto public roads, streets, forests and rivers, causing serious problems of environmental pollution, clogging public sewers, polluting rivers, ...more »

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Idea Phase (15 January-3 April 2018)

Construction of sustainable mini greenhouses based on recycled PET bottles.

Garbage and PET is a big problem - every year, 800,000 tons of PET are consumed in Mexico, of which only 15% is recycled; the rest ends up in landfills, garbage dumps and bodies of water, taking 500 years to disintegrate. It is also estimated that around 90 million bottles are thrown onto public roads, streets, forests and rivers, causing serious problems of environmental pollution, clogging public sewers, polluting rivers, ...more »

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ROCAPET. Sustainable Structural Concrete

We go to the store, buy water or soda, and then when we're done we just throw the bottle away, and that's it. One disposable container is no big deal ... but what about a hundred million? Each year, consumer studies agree, every Mexican throws away more than 7 kilograms of empty bottles, which together generate more than 780,000 tons annually. Mexico is the largest consumer ...more »

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ROCAPET. Sustainable Structural Concrete

We go to the store, buy water or soda, and then when we're done we just throw the bottle away, and that's it. One disposable container is no big deal ... but what about a hundred million? Each year, consumer studies agree, every Mexican throws away more than 7 kilograms of empty bottles, which together generate more than 780,000 tons annually. Mexico is the largest consumer ...more »

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