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Recycled Plastic Nevhouses Provide Cheap Housing and Divert Waste from Landfills

by , 12/18/13
filed under: Architecture, News

Nevhouse, Singapore low-cost homes, recycled plastic, plastic waste, prefab housing, prefab homes, natural disasters, transportable homes, fire resistant homes, earthquake resistant homes, low maintenance homes, sustainable buildings

Singapore-based Nevhouse builds efficient prefab houses out of recycled plastic waste. The low-cost homes require minimal maintenance, they are fire and earthquake resistant, and they could provide shelter to families that live in areas challenged by natural disasters and social and economic hardships.

Nevhouse, Singapore low-cost homes, recycled plastic, plastic waste, prefab housing, prefab homes, natural disasters, transportable homes, fire resistant homes, earthquake resistant homes, low maintenance homes, sustainable buildings

The company operates in Singapore and Indonesia and often partners with NGOs to provide housing solutions to people without the means to secure their own safe shelter. The main target group includes people living in slums, working in remote areas or those who lost their homes in natural disasters. A pioneering solution, the prefab homes are built from composite recycled plastic compound (CRPC).

In addition to providing a cheap construction material, the recycled compound helps to divert waste from landfills. Waste is collected from the city streets, taken to the company’s factory, where it is then recycled into a composite plastic compound and molded into panels. Easily transported, the ‘flat packed’ homes can be assembled in only two to three days using the most basic tools.

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  1. Lewi Morris January 19, 2014 at 6:46 am

    Hi Guys,

    Thank you so much on behalf of the Nevhouse team for showing what we do. I wanted to lett you see more about us at Nevhouse with video’s and presentations that we have constructed. Please see below for links to our Youtube Channel.

    Best Regards and Blessings,

    The Nevhouse Team.

    http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKiLqWmbaG6xBf-eK33JpPg

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