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Incredible Eco Friendly Off-Grid Earthship Home…

This off-the-grid home in Adelaide, Australia is something completely different! An Earthship is a radically sustainable and self-sufficient building which uses a combination of modern off-grid technology, super clever passive solar design techniques and a whole lot of recycled materials (including trash) all mixed with earth building techniques to create an incredible, high performance home. […]

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Earth Integrated Underground Dome House…

Paula and Bill Lishman spent many winters in a poorly-insulated A-frame cabin before realizing they needed to go underground to use the earth’s energy to stay warm, so they knocked the top off a hill, dropped in ferro-cement domes and covered it up again with dirt. Thanks to skylights cut into every dome and the […]

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Simple Ways To Cut Down Your Water Use…

Switching to a more environmentally-friendly way of living is more important than ever these days, and reducing the amount of water you use is a great place to start. Although the world’s surface is covered in water, the majority of it is contained in seas and oceans where we can’t use it. In contrast, freshwater […]

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Thrifty Couple Builds Self-Reliant, $60K Homestead & Workshop…

Marlena and Eugene built their homestead in Blanco, Texas using salvaged windows, doors, wood flooring, tile, a bathtub, a lot of plywood, and some lumber. After over a decade of building, they now have a completely off-grid home, workshop, garden, and rental cabin. While they did spend for the new 23 solar panels that run […]

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Living Off-Grid On A Tiny House Homestead For 6 Years…

Ariel has been homesteading and living off-grid in a 24′ x 8′ tiny house for 6 years! She grows, forages and preserves as much of her own food as possible, she cuts her own fire wood, carries her own water, generates electricity with solar, and cooks with propane. She is a passionate backpacker and wildlife […]

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Epic Off-The-Grid Container Home In Breathtaking Location…

One of the major advantages of shipping container homes is that they can be constructed off site and transported to remote locations. That’s exactly what has happened with this spectacular home which has been built using a 40ft shipping container. Situated in the hills overlooking the ocean and with mountain views of the South Island […]

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