4 smart people who built beautiful houses with waste, a lady built a 4-bedroom house with 50,000 plastic bottles

Instead of doing things the conventional way, some people have taken bold steps to take different approaches that have paid off. These individuals have built houses with garbage.

With their bold home concepts, these smart people will challenge every little thing they considered garbage in the past.

In this article, Legit.ng highlights 4 individuals who have successfully built homes using scrap materials.

1. Nafisa Khanbhai

In Kenya, a disabled woman identified as Nafisa Khanbhai brought smiles to orphans by building them a 4-bedroom house out of 50,000 plastic bottles.

The plastic bottles used by Nafisa to build the house are believed to come from hotels, schools and conference venues.

According to the woman, the edifice which started in 2015 took 7 years to build and is currently home to 38 orphans.

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The plastic bottle house includes a living room, a kitchen, 2 bathrooms, an office, etc.

A lady built a 4-bedroom house with 50,000 plastic bottles: 4 smart people who built houses with waste
It took him years to build Photo credit: Nafisa Khanbhai
Source: Facebook

2. Eric

Another clever person who built a large structure using plastic bottles is a man called Eric. His however was not for charity but for profit.

Eric successfully built the first-ever floating hotel using 800,000 plastic bottles he collected from a beach in Ivory Coast.

His hotel not only generates income as a tourist destination but also through rentals. One night rental in the floating hotel costs N40k.

A lady built a 4-bedroom house with 50,000 plastic bottles: 4 smart people who built houses with waste
He wants to build more structures the same way Photo Credit: Screenshots from video shared by Nas Daily
Source: Facebook

3. Danida Nelson Boateng

A man named Danida Nelson Boateng has built a beautiful house using plastic waste in creative ways. Quite unlike the two aforementioned who used plastic bottles right away, Danida cast brick plastics.

The cast bricks were then used as normal blocks in the construction of the house.

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Legit.ng discovered that Danida had used 13,000 kilograms of recycled plastic in the manufacture of the beautiful house.

A lady built a 4-bedroom house with 50,000 plastic bottles: 4 smart people who built houses with waste
He turned waste into bricks Photo credit: Danish Embassy in Ghana
Source: Facebook

4. Yahaya Ahmed

A Nigerian engineer identified as Yahaya Ahmed has built a 3-bedroom house using 14,800 plastic bottles.

According to Ahmed, the plastic bottle house is 20 times stronger than normal houses and can last up to 300 years.

The Nigerian said he built such a house with the aim of reducing the volume of plastic pollution in the environment.

A lady built a 4-bedroom house with 50,000 plastic bottles: 4 smart people who built houses with waste
He said it was stronger than normal houses Photo credit: Premiumtimesng
Source: UGC

A man builds a house upside down

During this time, Legit.ng previously reported that a man built a house upside down.

Marek Cyran came up with the idea for an upside down house after seeing one in Poland while on vacation and pitched it to people in his community.

Legit.ng understood that Marek’s idea was mocked by the people, but he would not be discouraged. In 2012, Marek successfully built an upside down house in Niagara Falls, USA.

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Source: Legit.ng