Video: Building classrooms from plastic waste in Diepsloot
Local NGO turns plastic waste into eco-bricks
Diepsloot township in Johannesburg is rife with poverty, unemployment - and a lot of plastic litter. But, thanks to a local NGO, community members are making eco-bricks with this waste to build classrooms.
Adel van Niekerk spoke to Diana Musara of Khensani’s Collection who is leading this endeavour.
Dodgy people are suing us. Please support us by contributing to our legal costs and helping us to publish news that matters.
Next: Build our houses or face court action, community warns Housing Development Agency
Previous: City blames illegal connections for “exploding” transformers
© 2022 GroundUp. This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
You may republish this article, so long as you credit the authors and GroundUp, and do not change the text. Please include a link back to the original article.
We put an invisible pixel in the article so that we can count traffic to republishers. All analytics tools are solely on our servers. We do not give our logs to any third party. Logs are deleted after two weeks. We do not use any IP address identifying information except to count regional traffic. We are solely interested in counting hits, not tracking users. If you republish, please do not delete the invisible pixel.