Awesome Kickstarter Project Alert: Help New York Architecture Students Build A Recycling Center In Costa Rica
December 4, 2012
Costa Rica’s motto may be “pura vida” (pure life), but the country has a big trash problem. More than 60% of the 2400 tons of garbage produced daily in this tourism hot spot ends up in unregulated, open junkyards; less than 10% is recycled. Even worse, 250 tons are dumped into Costa Rica’s beautiful rivers and tropical forests every day. That’s why a group of architecture students from New York Institute of Technology has begun building a recycling and education center in the Costa Rican town of Nosara. Now, the students, led by NYIT professor Tobias Holler, of HOLLER Architecture, have launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise enough funds to complete the center, and document the process. Read more!