Recycling Religiously – Temple of Glass

Photo by Chaiwat Subprasom/Reuters

Photo by Chaiwat Subprasom/Reuters

Built with more than a million glass bottles, the Wat Pa Maha Chedi Kaew temple in Thailand’s Sisaket province is quite the model for sustainable. Located about 600 km (370 miles) northeast of Bangkok, the

REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom

REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom

Thai Buddhist temple has found an environmentally friendly way to utilize discarded bottles and has used them to build everything in its premises, from a crematorium to shelters and toilets. I can imagine the amount of natural light and colors are simply breathtaking. Unfortunately i don’t live in Thailand and I couldn’t find much more information about it in English anywhere, but somehow it still seemed relevant to this blog.

[via china daily]

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