A Local School Bottle Brick Project Launches

By |January 19th, 2016|bottle bricks, plastic bottle reuse, recycling|

5th Grader at Plymouth Meeting Friends Shows Her Bottle Brick Creation - Photo Credit: Leann Stover Nyce Ecoladrillos, [...]

Bottle Bricks Come to My Home Community, Mt. Airy

By |January 8th, 2016|bottle bricks, Global South export to the Global North|

One of the hundred tools, bottle bricks (#74) intrigued me from the beginning. The concept of taking all our inorganic [...]

Global Ed 2015 “Exploring Sustainable Global Innovation with Secondary Students” SwapShop

By |October 18th, 2015|bottle bricks, Global South export to elsewhere in the Global South, guatemala, jugaad, plastic bottle reuse|

Kate Hanssen and I leading a Swap Shop on Lean Innovation at the Global Ed Forum at Penn Kate Hanssen, head of the History Department at Germantown Friends School, and I co-facilitated a Swap Shop yesterday at the Global Ed Forum 2015 at the University of Pennsylvania. Kate created a packet of materials, available here, based on the class she co-taught last January. […]

Bringing 100 Under $100 to the University of Delaware

By |March 27th, 2015|bottle bricks, Girl Effect, guatemala, Speaking engagements|

Author Betsy Teutsch discusses entrepreneurship and innovation in the empowerment of women worldwide. 3:03 p.m., March 25, 2015--The [...]

Launching 100 Under $100 with Dining For Women and Whole Planet Foundation

By |March 12th, 2015|bottle bricks, Dining For Women, Speaking engagements|

My book's official launch was for International Women's Day. To celebrate this, I was invited to a Dining For Women [...]

Bottle Bricks: Upcycyling Plastic, Building Schools

By |February 8th, 2015|bottle bricks, construction, fuel savings, Global South export to elsewhere in the Global South, plastic bottle reuse, upcycling|

Bottle Brick school wall - Photo: Hug It Forward/Rotary Bottle bricks, empty plastic bottles filled with compressed non-biodegradable waste, originated [...]