Fernando Llanos Gónima, Conceptos Plásticos

Bloqueplas is an interlocking wall system of stackable tongue and groove units made of recycled plastic and rubber.

Product description Brand name and product description

Bloqueplas is an interlocking wall system of stackable tongue and groove units manufactured and distributed by Conceptos Plásticos. The blocks are made of recycled plastic and rubber, and require only a hammer to assemble a structure.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

Colombia and Latin America

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"
Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

The price is calculated by weight in kg. The price for a block home starts at approximately $3,900 USD (12 million Colombian Peso). A 40 sq m home would cost approximately $4,875 USD (15 million Colombian Peso).

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Comparative building systems include RePlast blocksearthen bag construction and bottle bricks.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 1 and 11: Aims to reduce the global housing deficit and produce affordable, high quality shelters that can be built quickly and contribute to the reduction of waste . The shelters can serve as permanent homes or be used as an emergency solution.

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Residents of informal settlements, households, implementing organizations.

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