Recycling bottles into aggregates for constructions

in #recycling3 months ago

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Glass is recyclable but it’s unfortunate we don’t have any glass recycling firms in Cameroon
As such, it’s common to find all kinds of bottles in dump sites and landfills.
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Glass occupies a lot of landfill space and broken glass is a big problem as it’s sharp edges can easily wound people or puncture tires.

At a very small scale, I’ve always used all the glass around me as aggregates for construction because they are very resistant to weathering.
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Using bottles and glass for constructions saves me money and contributes in cleaning-up and making the environment of my community safer.
I use the bottles in full or crush them into smaller aggregates and mix them with sand and cement as you can see in the pictures above.
I encourage everyone around the globe to make some use with their glass in a bid to reduce the pollution and risks associated with the improper disposal of glass.