Glass Coral Nursery

Discover our reef restoration work with eco-friendly cement and recycled glass in Malaysia

Recycled glass coral nurseries – Tioman, Malaysia

In 2017, we started rebuilding degraded coral reefs using recycled glass and cement made out of crushed glass. Each bloc can hold 6 corals. We started My Coral Garden, an Association that allows individuals to fund reef restoration efforts.

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Circular economy – from waste to coral reefs

Glass is a eco-friendly substrate that is commonly used for reef restoration. As the cement that holds each bottle is also made from crushed glass, these coral nurseries are a circular economy tool: we transform waste into coral nurseries and fish habitats.

A glass nursery, one year after: scroll the image