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. […]

Solar Bottle Light Bulbs: Free Light!

By |February 10th, 2015|fuel savings, Global South export to elsewhere in the Global South, plastic bottle reuse, upcycling|

Cleaning off a newly installed solar bottle light bulbPhoto: A Liter of Light MumbaiTool 76 in the #countdown is solar bottle light [...]

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 [...]