Archinect - News 2014-12-20T16:36:01-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/68576882/taiwan-tests-recycling-s-limits-with-bus-stops-out-of-bottles Taiwan tests recycling's limits with bus stops out of bottles Nam Henderson 2013-03-01T10:03:00-05:00 >2013-03-01T15:50:43-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/d6/d6lusp2dr9fu4ywk.jpg" width="300" height="225" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>"We want to take recycling to the next level," says Mr Huang. "Not only will this factory do the usual e-waste recycling, extracting gold and copper from your discarded computers and smartphones, but it will be built completely out of recycled materials.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Katia Moskvitch visited Taiwan to examine how a zero landfill policy, adopted in 2010&nbsp;has created new opportunities for&nbsp;entrepreneurs. While there she talked&nbsp;with Arthur Huang (an architect, urban designer), Managing Director of MINIWIZ, a company focused on&nbsp;using post-consumer waste-streams to make new buildings and products. They are currently working on&nbsp;a new e-waste recycling facility and have also&nbsp;"<em>built hundreds of bus stops in the south of Taiwan - from recycled plastic bottles</em>".</p>