Bicycle Recycling That Adds Value

This is such a great idea. Using bicycles to add real value to people’s lives. You can read the full story at boingboing but a little snippet is here to put the video into context.

This Maya Pedal is a Guatemalan NGO that works with international volunteers and local experts to remanufacture old bicycles to serve as “people-powered farm machines.” The dozens of “Bicimaquina” designs include bike-powered washing machines, blenders, grain mills, water irrigation devices and animal-feed mills.

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