Can waste insulate a carbon-negative house?

06/20/2014 | Dezeen magazine · Inhabitat

The Waste House at the University of Brighton in the U.K. was constructed using 85% waste material such as plastic razors, videocassettes, denim jeans and toothbrushes. The waste in the carbon-negative structure was used mostly for insulation and sensors will be used to monitor its effectiveness. Also used in the construction were plywood beams, columns and timber joists salvaged from a demolished house.

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Dezeen magazine · Inhabitat

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