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Woman transforming plastic waste into bricks for building 'silver houses' in Pakistan (Video


It's painfully clear that our culture is unfortunately designed around consumption of disposable things, whether it's fashionor throw-away cutlery. And if there's one thing this culture has in abundance, it's waste. But, if one can shift one's perspective, that so-called "waste" can be transformed into something completely new, different and surprisingly useful.

For the last two decades and more, environmentalist Nargis Latif is one of these people who are diverting waste like cleaned paper and plastic from landfills or worse by using it in the form of recycled "bricks" to build structures for the poor in Pakistan, as well as other things like water reservoirs and furniture. Full Story

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