The Daily Progress: UVa students in Mongolia try to build greenhouse out of Soviet-era vodka bottles

It is often said that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. For a team of University of Virginia students and their Tibetan and Mongolian partners, discarded Soviet-era vodka bottles have become the beginnings of a greenhouse in central Asia. The group of students spent a month in Mongolia, a landlocked nation with a population of about 3 million, from May to June last summer using recycled materials to build a structure to improve the area’s agricultural practices. To read the full article, click hereUVa students in Mongolia try to build greenhouse out of Soviet-era vodka bottles

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