Ubuntu-blox workshops scheduled
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The Resiliency Hub, in collaboration with Upcycle Santa Fe and KZMU Community Radio, and funded by a generous Make A Difference grant from WabiSabi, will present a community workshop series on creative re-use of materials diverted from Moab’s waste stream in the form of an Ubuntu Blox that can be used for natural building and landscaping applications. In other words, let’s turn plastic trash into community treasure

Ubuntu-Blox are dense bales of bagged and compressed plastic and Styrofoam waste. They were originally developed by inventor/welder Harvey Lacey in Texas. Several prototype walls and full-size structures have been built and tested for insulation quality and seismic resistance in Texas, and in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake.

The first workshops take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 11 at 526 Locust Lane, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 13, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 15 at KZMU’s station on Rocky Road, and from 9 a.m. to noon at KZMU on Dec. 16.

For more info, visit Resiliency Hub on Facebook, email resiliencyhub@gmail.com, or call Josie at 435-210-4179.

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