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Recycling Around Antigua Guatemala by Rudy Giron

Recycling Around Antigua Guatemala

Often I have shared with you the different recycling programs available around Antigua Guatemala. There are many recycling approaches that people use …


Guatemalan Coffee-sacks-style Satchels

These Guatemalan coffee-style satchels are perfect for coffee lovers… and they are ecological too since they’re made from recycled coffee sacks. Besides …


Recycling Bins in Finca Filadelfia

Slowly but surely recycling is becoming a reality in Antigua Guatemala. Can anybody explain me what is the Guatemalan fascination with toneles …


Solar Water Heaters, Clear Energy

Water heaters is another important area in Guatemala where one can bring clear energy and help the environment and the economy. That …


Recycling Sewing Machines

I have talked about the recycling done in La Antigua Guatemala before with Haves and Have-Nots, Public Enemy Number 1, Guatemalan-style Salt …


Chicken Buses are The Second Life of School Buses

Unless you have taken the path of La Marche de l’empereur, you haven’t heard about how everyone is living a virtual second life through a community web site. Well, old and retired school buses from the U.S. get to live a real second life as camionetas (the street name for public transit buses in Guatemala). Revue Magazine had an in-depth article about The Birth of a Camioneta (available as a PDF download) which detailed step-by-step how an old retired school bus became a powerful camioneta ready for the curvy roads of the mountain ranges of Guatemala.