28 Jun '11, 1pm

A Billboard Made From Coke Bottles And Plants That Purifies The Air

A Billboard Made From Coke Bottles And Plants That Purifies The Air

Coca-Cola has teamed up with the Philippines division of the WWF to erect an air purifying billboard in downtown Makati City. The billboard itself measure 60 feet by 60 feet and is covered in Fukien tea plants, which are known to absorb air pollutants. And for the pots, each plant is being grown in one of 3,600 recycled Coca-Cola product bottles. It's not only a great example of recycling, but the bottles also help the project by providing a secure base for the plants to grow sideways. Each plant can absorb around 13 pounds of carbon dioxide a year, while the entire billboard will absorb an estimated 46,800 pounds. ""We are proud that we have brought to life the first plant billboard in the country," Coca-Cola Philippines president Guillermo Aponte said in a statement. "With this, we hope to inspire Filipinos to join us in our journey, because we know that together, we can...

Full article: http://www.goodcleantech.com/2011/06/a_billboard_made_fro...

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