The site team wanted to contribute to reducing the use of single-use plastics and give a second life to something that otherwise would be thrown away. They achieved this by implementing a very simple solution, which consisted of re-using plastic bottles and packaging ready to be discarded, and turning them into Eco-Bricks. An Eco-Brick is a re-usable building block created by packing clean and dry used plastic into a plastic bottle to a set density.
At Cremorne Wharf Depot, we are saving and segregating packaging to be put into plastic bottles in order to build a flower pot. The team has built a wooden box (made of timbers off cuts) to collect the bottles filled with packaging.
This initiative is innovative as it will help to:
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Monitor Report. FLO Tideway Central. London. April 2019.
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