Gallery: Knowaste Lets You Shingle Your Roof With Tiles That Used to Be...

 

Thanks to Canadian company Knowaste, you can now tile your roof with what was once a dirty diaper. Knowaste has pioneered a process that turns used diapers into sturdy plastic pellets that can be then transformed into building materials, like roof tiles and plastic tubing. The company plans to build 5 absorbent hygiene recycling plants across the UK in the next five years and are hoping to make a huge dent in the 1.1 billion pounds of diaper waste that gets sent to UK landfills each year.

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