RE­CY­CLED PLAS­TIC BUILD­ING BRICKS

Tech­nol­ogy start-up ByFu­sion is cur­rently de­vel­op­ing ma­chin­ery that can trans­form any waste plas­tic into build­ing blocks

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1. Plas­tic rub­bish is put into the ma­chine 2. The rub­bish moves along into a shred­der that cuts the plas­tic into smaller pieces. 3. The plas­tic is then mixed with su­per­heated water and com­pressed 4. The bricks emerge from the ma­chine and can be used for build­ing 5. The bricks can be fixed to­gether with metal rods to cre­ate struc­tures, be­fore be­ing coated with chicken wire and mor­tar 6. Any plas­tics can be used

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