The Future of Housing


"There is only one technology in the world today that can do something real about Africa’s housing deficiency and the plastic waste problem, and that is Othalo!"

Dr. Vincent Kitio
Chief, UN Habitat – Urban Energy Unit


About Us

From plastic trash to modern homes

Othalo has a patent pending technology to manufacture building systems using recycled plastic waste. The target market is the developing world where the need for affordable houses, refugee shelters, temperature controlled units for storage of food and medicines, and camps (hospitals, schools, temporary living) for disasters and emergency situations is massive.

Stellenbosch Cape Town South Africa


Use the billions of tons of plastic waste to solve the housing deficiency in the developing world while creating jobs and safe communities that allow for a growing middle class to emerge and stabilize local and regional societies.


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