So Delicious Dairy Free wants to “Save Summer” this year, so each week we’ve chosen a theme to help you reclaim that childhood feeling of summer fun. This week, the theme is “Build It”, which includes cakes, forts, play houses, backyard projects and more.
Another highlight for “Build It” is to show the spotlight on some of our favorite eco-friendly projects and people making efforts to make the world a better place. Our team put together a round up of our favorite eco-friendly building projects around the world to inspire you to build a better world. You can learn more about our commitment to sustainability on the So Delicious Dairy Free website. Let us know what you would love to build after checking out these great ideas.
#1 Alex’s Lemonade Stand. At only four years old, Alexandra Scott started a movement to raise money to help kids with cancer. Now, 14 years later, the organization she founded lives on. They’ve now funded over 450 grants for cancer research, along with supporting families all over the country.
#2 Water Collecting Towers. These woven structures were built to model Ethiopian fig trees and collect moisture from the air to reduce the grueling walk to collect fresh water for families in Africa.
#3 Plastic Bottle Lamps. You can save waste and be stylish. Make these eco-chic lights for your home or backyard!
#4 Water Purifying Bicycles. These bike-powered water filters, invented by a company in Japan, can solve water purification and transportation challenges in impoverished areas around the world.
#5 Dream Vacation Home. Steve Areen built this dream house in Thailand for under $6,000. We are ready to move in!
#6 Rain Powered Electricty. French researchers are developing a material that generates electricity from the vibrations rain drops create upon impact. Electordes in the material store the energy and produce power.