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The Man Who Wants to Build a Village Out of Plastic Bottles

Sep 14, 2016 | 697 videos
Video by MEL films

Robert Bezeau is the creator of Plastic Bottle Village—a community in Panama that reuses plastic bottles to build houses, roads, and more. Over the years, he’s accrued more than a million bottles, and construction is well underway. This documentary by MEL films goes inside the Plastic Bottle Village and introduces us to Bezeau and the young couple about to move into one of his plastic bottle homes. To see more films from MEL, visit their website and Vimeo page.

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Author: Nadine Ajaka

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