View of a room made out of recycled plastic that the company 'Kuadro' used to manufacture low-cost houses in Tlajomulco, Mexico. Mexican engineers from the western state of Jalisco use recyclable plastic waste to build green homes that are easy to transport, set up and are durable.
Some good news! Here's a company in Mexico (Published on Oct 12, 2012 by ReutersVideo. ) building houses made of recycled waste plastic collected by trucks on their weekly rounds. The company, called Kuadro Ecological Solutions, says it is making the most of waste that would otherwise end up in landfills, while providing inexpensive housing at the same time.
And in the U.K., a company called Affresol is doing the same - to view a video of their work with recycled plastics and housing, see: