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Santa Fe business looking to use recycled plastic to insulate buildings

A Santa Fe business is looking to change the way buildings are insulated while benefiting the environment in the process.  According to the founder of Upcycle Santa Fe, compressed plastic is a good insulation material. Now, they are working to fund testing to prove it.  It's a mission that started with a few empty plastic bottles.  "First it's an eco-brick...that where it all began, an eco-brick is a plastic bottle packed full of very soft plastics," said Hallie Brennan, Community Outreach and Project Coordinator.  But it doesn't stop there.  Read more...

 

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