20 + Free Earthship Resources

2017-01-07T19:38:01+00:00

Just what is says. Get it here. An Earthship is a type of passive solar house that is made of both natural and recycled materials (such as earth-filled tires). Michael Reynolds, founder of Earthship Biotecture of Taos, New Mexico, is the originator and he started out experimenting with this type of house design in the [...]

7 Best Cold Weather Crops

2016-12-06T22:09:51+00:00

The impending arrival of winter is no reason to take a break from your gardening activities—unless you absolutely want to. Of course, a greenhouse makes it easier to support your growing efforts year-round, but if you choose the right crop—and if your local climate allows—there are even some things you can tend to in outside [...]

Making a trip wire alarm system – DIY

2016-12-06T21:17:25+00:00

"A trip wire alarm system is made of a wire or some other mechanism that when activated or disturbed will set off an alarm of some kind that will detect an intruder or deter an intruder. The trigger is usually similar; a wire, a fishing line, a string or twine. But the mechanism of alarm is a [...]

Humanure – Composting Toilet

2016-11-26T18:55:38+00:00

Learn more here with a book that includes a review of the historical, cultural and environmental issues pertaining to "human waste," as well as an in depth look at the potential health risks related to humanure recycling, with clear instructions on how to eliminate those dangers in order to safely convert humanure into garden soil. [...]

Pedal-powered Washing Machine

2016-11-26T11:05:56+00:00

  Still in the prototype phase, this pedal-powered washing machine has great potential in rural areas where washing clothes by hand is very time-consuming and inefficient. Learn more here.   Save

Bee’s Wrap – Sustainable Food Storage

2016-11-26T10:46:25+00:00

  By infusing organic cotton with beeswax, organic jojoba oil, and tree resin, Bee’s Wrap  founder Sarah Kaeck created a washable, reusable, and compostable alternative to plastic wrap.http://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0211/5476/t/4/assets/slideshow_1.jpg?16604885706362358830 Learn more and purchase here.

Earthship Biotecture

2016-11-26T09:56:13+00:00

Designed to meet and exceed existing building codes. Earthships can be built in any part of the world and still provide electricity, potable water, contained sewage treatment and sustainable food production. The Most Versatile and Economical sustainable green building design in the world. Learn more here.