papercrete instead of hypertufa~NO Cure Time~The basic recipe for papercrete is approximately 3 parts paper pulp, 2 parts portland cement and 1 part perlite and other optional fillers. Getting the paperpulp made to the right consistency is key. Too wet and the mixture is slumpy and if too dry – crumbly. Make small batches to experiment and get your mixture to your liking.
If you looked in your garbage can or recycling bin right now, you are likely find a collection of cardboard boxes, cartons, jars, and other containers considered by most to be junk. Do you have a hard time throwing that "junk" away, thinking of all the possibilities of what it could become? Good news – you don’t have to! Read on as eBay shares some unique ways to reuse old containers and give them new life, saving them from the landfill!