Category Archives: Papercrete

Papercrete is an incredible building material that is lightweight, amazingly insulate, and low cost. Topics include advantages/disadvantages, and the various applications of papercrete, including it’s insulative properties, in conjunction with other green and natural building constructions.

Papercrete Construction

Papercrete is recycle-reusing old paper in a slurry of sand and cement mixed and poured into molds to make any size and shape brick you please. It’s cement ‘light’, all the insulated properties you want without the weight. The recipe goes as follows: 60% paper (newspaper/cardboard/magazines), 30% sand and 10% cement. Once that puppy cures…

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