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'House of the future' is plastic

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Old TV sets, wiring cases and general household waste are being turned into what a Swansea-based company hopes will be the "house of the future".

Affresol has developed technology to build low carbon houses from plastic and minerals extracted from recycled rubbish.

The firm developed a material called Thermo Poly Rock (TPR) from recycled plastics and minerals for use as a structural building product.

Wyre Davies spoke to Ian McPherson from Affresol and took a tour of the house.

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