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A Buddhist Temple Built from Beer Bottles

Friday, October 24th, 2008

Using a million recycled beer bottles, these Thai monks created one of the most amazing things I’ve ever seen.

The Wat Pa Maha Chedi Kaew temple is about 400 miles northeast of Bangkok in the city of Khun Han close to the Cambodian border. Using Heineken bottles (green) and Chang Beer bottles (brown) the monks were able to clean up the local pollution and create a useful structure that will be a visual reminder to the scope of pollution and the potential we can make with limber minds. –