20 + Free Earthship Resources

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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 [...]

Humanure – Composting Toilet

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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

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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

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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.

Pinatex – Leather made from pineapple leaves

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2016-11-21T16:53:25+00:00

Ananas Anam has developed an innovative, natural and sustainable non-woven textile called Piñatex™ made from pineapple leaves fibres. Piñatex has evolved from seven years of R&D to create a natural textile from waste plant fibres. Piñatex harnesses advanced technologies to create a totally sustainable high performance natural textile. We carried out the original [...]

Natural Pool DIY

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2016-11-18T16:57:20+00:00

Natural Pools allow nature to provide hygienic water for swimming. The vibrant ecology of plants and animals condition the water so there is no need for any chemical disinfectants.These pools are healthy for people and wildlife. In fact the water quality in a natural pool is so good, many are well within drinking water standards, [...]