TALISAY CITY, PHILIPPINES (04/06/2022) - GreenAntz Builders employee pours shredded microplastics into a mixer with sand to create an eco cement mixture at the company’s manufacturing plant in Cebu.
The Terwilliger Center’s partnership with Green Antz focuses on introducing new affordable and quality eco-friendly building materials to the market. The partnership also focuses on developing innovative route-to-market approaches in making these products accessible to low-income families, so they can build stronger, resilient and decent homes.
The session would cover different construction technologies and design features that are be affordable to low-income households. The built environment contributes 37 percent of global GHG emissions. It is estimated that 70 percent of buildings required to match the growing demand in urban centers are yet to be built, with the risk of exacerbating the climate crisis.