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This weeks Eco Chat episode on the Eco Living Community Group was all about Eco Bricks. What they are, how to make them and what to do with them afterwards. Only a short video this week, or you can read a rough transcript below. What is an Eco Brick An eco brick is a plastic bottle, typically a water, fizzy pop or squash bottle which is packed tightly with non-recyclable plastics. These bottles originated in poorer countries and were used as building blocks for various different structures. They took plastic waste that was destroying their environment and made it in to something useful. Now they are made all over the world and people use them for school or community projects or to make things in their own homes and gardens. How to make an Eco Brick Making a brick can take time and patience but they definitely become easier with…

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