LET'S CHANGE THE WAY WE BUILD
Interlocking Construction Bricks made of Plastic Waste
1.6 kg of plastic per brick
Reduces cost by 30%
Reduces energy demand by 70%
High thermal & sound insulation
Qube is currently developing construction bricks made entirely out of plastic waste called PlastiQube. The manufacturing process to be employed in producing these bricks, is both cost effective and energy efficient. To know more, watch the YouTube video posted above.
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Qube is a social enterprise whose mission is to change the world, one brick at a time. Qube is a team of four budding entrepreneurs, Abhishek Banerjee, Agnimitra Sengupta, Ankan Podder and Utsav Bhattacharyya. The company is currently developing construction bricks made out of plastic waste, thus addressing the issue of plastic waste disposal and also empowering the workers subjected to abysmal working condition in the traditional burnt-clay brick sector in India. In a short span of time, Qube was selected among top 400 startups out of 15,000 applicants across India in Smart 50 organised by the Department of Science & Technology of India and Indian Institute of Management Calcutta Innovation Park, and among 57 startup ideas in Youth for Business Competition (Y4Biz), an initiative by US Consulate Kolkata with learning opportunity at IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin.