Definitions

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  • n. A construction material made from paper or cardboard mixed with cement, clay, or soil.

Etymologies

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Blend of paper and concrete

Examples

  • If I understand papercrete is made of paper or paper pulp.

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  • It sounds like magic, but this charming Bed And Breakfast was built by Clyde Curry and his wife Kate, from the ground up using papercrete, which is made mostly from recycled paper.

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  • Most papercrete is simply paper, water and portland cement.

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  • We will build with polyethylene bags filled with scoria (so-called "earthbag" construction) and do a final plastering with "papercrete".

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  • For the past four years they have been testing and building with various forms of papercrete, manageable-sized bricks made of recycled paper products and Portland cement.

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  • TH: How does papercrete ‘stack up†™ compared to adobe or concrete bricks?

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  • Do you know of any places where papercrete is not accepted?

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  • Visit evesgarden. org for in depth DIY papercrete instructions, more pictures, info on rooms and rates at Eve's Garden, and a fortune of links to the fast growing papercrete community.

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  • The way we make papercrete at evesgarden. org, it actually is Fiber Reinforced Lightweight Concrete.

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  • In a small town in Far West Texas, Clyde Curry has been busy refining and perfecting his papercrete mixture.

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