Our world is full of plastic pollution, in our land, seas… and in the bodies of animals and humans too! Plastic pollution is the accumulation of plastic objects, such as plastic bags and bottles, and particles that adversely affects wildlife, their habitat, as well as humans. Plastics can be micro, meso, or macro debris – each size affecting the environment, and life in general, negatively.
As we already have so much plastic and waste pollution to deal with, we need to come up with innovative ideas to upcycle the waste vs just putting it back into the environment, eg, landfill.
In the video below, Sahara Thagunna, South African teenage environmental activist, shows us how to make plastic bricks, aka eco-bricks.
Making bottle bricks is an excellent project idea for students at school or community groups, and as Sahara says…
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