Greyton Aims to Phase Out Plastic Bags

From the 3 July 2014, International plastic bag free day, Greyton aims to become South Africa’s first town to phase out single use plastic shopping bags. This is a drive initiated by¬†Greyton Transition Town (GTT) and is supported and assisted by Hayley McLellan from Rethink the Bag. This is just one of the many creative…

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Building homes from plastic bottles

Building homes from plastic bottles is an idea that has been used in India, South America and parts of Africa. A plastic bottle is filled with sand or with other clean unrecyclable waste, which then gets compacted tightly. The plastic bottles are then laid down in rows like bricks and can be cemented together with…

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