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Clever recycling – solar hot water system made from beer bottles

International blogging sites are all abuzz with this Chinese farmer’s design of this homemade solar hot water system made from beer bottles.

“I invented this for my mother. I wanted her to shower comfortably,” says Ma Yanjun, of Qiqiao village, Shaanxi province, according toAnanova.

Solar hot water from bottles

His design is constructed from 66 beer bottles attached to a board. The bottles are interconnected with hosepipes to allow water to flow through them. When left in the sun, the water in the bottles will warm up to a sufficient temperature for showering. The system is reported to provide enough water for a family of three to enjoy hot showers.


- Jessica

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