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Floating Dining Room Sets Sail on 1,672 Bottle Raft in Vancouver

by , 08/03/10

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The founder of the School of Fish Foundation, Shannon Ronalds, is working to create a positive impact on the seafood industry by educating chefs about sustainable seafood. He had a vision to build the floating dining room and new that plastic 2-Liter bottles could be used as flotation. With the help of a marine engineer and Goodweather Design, they drew up plans for a dining room that floats using 1,672 bottles. The elegant raft was constructed out of reclaimed pinewood. All materials going into and coming out of this floating dining room are renewable, recycled, reclaimed and/or repurposed.

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2 Comments

  1. Electrolux Unveils "Vac... October 27, 2010 at 6:43 pm

    [...] other half of the campaign is to help raise more awareness about the amount of plastic in our oceans, so they sponsored five teams of divers and collectors to the North Sea, Indian Ocean, [...]

  2. fei September 19, 2010 at 9:50 pm

    question: are those bottles actually meeting the water?

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