We’ve seen this video circulating the internet. In the poor part of the Philippines (Sitio Maligaya), they’re using things that you’d normally recycle or throw away to make their life better. By using a plastic bottle, filtered water, and bleach, a simple solar bulb providing ~55 Watts of light can be created. Isang Litrong Liwanag (A Liter of Light), is a sustainable lighting project which aims to bring the eco-friendly Solar Bottle Bulb to disprivileged communities nationwide. Designed and developed by students from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the Solar Bottle Bulb is based on the principles of Appropriate Technologies – a concept that provides simple and easily replicable technologies that address basic needs in developing communities.
This simple technique can brighten the lives of many in poor countries. “Solar Demi” shows you the easy steps to shed a whole new light in this world. See how these solar bottles have changes this community. Welcome to the light club.
A Liter of Light : How to Build a Solar Plastic Bottle Bulb
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