RECYCLED PLASTIC BOTTLE HOUSE BUILT IN NIGERIA - Stronger Than Conventional Construction - The bottles are actually filled with dry soil or construction waste, not sand (an "unnecessary expense"), said John Haley of ECOTEC, the firm that is training local masons in the technique. They are then laid in rows like bricks and bound together with mud, producing a sturdy, well-insulated, and inexpensive three-room structure that is resistant to both bullets and earthquakes.
What can you do with an old window? This tutorial from blogger Marty's Musings will show you step by step how to take an old window and create a one of a kind rustic window table complete with storage! This DIY project is both thrifty and in style for the shabby chic look.