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Man Makes Island from 150,000 Recycled Bottles

Man Makes Island from 150,000 Recycled Bottles

Richart Sowa, a carpenter, artist and singer songwriter, has spent the last seven years constructing Joyxee Island - an 8,000-sq.-ft. island near Cancun, Mexico made from plastic bottles.

Gazette Live has the story:

Despite being 30 yards from the shore and having a base made from air-filled plastic bottles, wooden pallets and sand, the 61-year-old insists his island has all the mod cons anyone could want.

They include a three-storey house, electricity, a kitchen, bathroom, a dry compost ecological toilet, two bedrooms, a jacuzzi, internet, a rooftop sundeck and an eight person ferry made from plastic bottles.

Read the full story here.


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