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Re-cycled housing

Decent housing from recycled plastic

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EXPLAIN YOUR IDEA

I would like to solve deficit housing, the idea is to transform all recycled plastic into constructive system, we can give this plastic another life at the same time than it helps to reduce deficit housing. It is a extrusion process and can help many low income families.

WHO BENEFITS?

low income people, people without a decent housing, they benefit living in that homes and we have to find the way they works looking for supplies (raw material), that idea is still in implementation process in Colombia.

HOW DOES YOUR IDEA TAKE INTO ACCOUNT THE CONTEXT OF URBAN SLUMS AND CLIMATE CHANGE?

Is a replicable idea should climb and interact with governments and organizations that are involved in recycling issues, you can create synergies that benefit vulnerable communities give them a solution like decent housing.

IN-COUNTRY EXPERIENCE

  • Yes, for two or more years

EXPERTISE

  • I’ve worked in a sector related to my idea for at least two years

GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS

  • I'm not sure

TELL US A BIT ABOUT YOURSELF

Im an architect with plastic production experience, we started to sell the solution we make 1 year ago and we have work with refugee noruega council, the project has onu best practice price and also some recognitions in our country, we are working in an innovative and disruptive business model.

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Hello Oscar,
Congratulations with these great innovations. I am interested in the project and would like to embark on it in some the developing countries. How much are the respect house will cost to erect. For example, 2, 3 and bedrooms. Awaiting for your advise please.

Best regards.

Aaron

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