Environmental concerns have become more important to consumers, leading many companies to design products around sustainability principles. But there’s a big question that remains to be solved: Will a broad segment of society pay a premium to feel better about
earthship workshop. June 18 – July 31, 2018. Florida, USA. Hurricane Resistant Earthship Build. Strong, Safe, Off-grid. Volunteer, Work, Learn, Participate.
We are working on an incomplete owner-built Earthship, finishing the structural shell and systems.… Read More
Tiny living is affording a growing number of people financial freedom and a simpler, but more fulfilling lifestyle. Many are finding that they can live mortgage-free, without necessarily giving up more conventional paths to financial security. For example, some might
At present, there are around seven billion people on the planet. And each one of us draws on the Earth’s natural resources. Unsurprisingly, this takes a huge toll on Mother Earth. This makes it imperative for each one of us
You’ve heard of a plant-based diet, but do you know what it actually means? Find out how we define this highly nutritious and sustainable way of eating. “Eating a plant based diet is simply a more sustainable way to live.”
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says that for low-rise commercial buildings, the heat gain through the roof is about 50 percent of the heat gain for the entire building. This heat gain can be reduced not only by using
I interned for three weeks on the original global build in Buffalo Wyoming. Three years ago my wife and I pounded our first tire for our two bedroom global adaption. We finished the tires this past May, and in a
This vision was the beginning of what is now known as the Earthship – a remarkable feat of sustainable living. The environmental, economical, and ethical reasons for living in an Earthship – or any self-supporting home for that matter – are abundant. Whether you are breaking ground on a new home or would like to incorporate these concepts into your existing dwelling, read on for a breakdown on the principles of the self-sustaining home.… Read More
Going green can be a major advantage for business in many ways. First of all, you have the increase in sales. 72% of Generation Z said they would be willing to pay more for services if they came from a sustainable company.
When steven mankouche first saw the house at 3347 Burnside Street in Detroit, in 2013, it was buckling and scarred with burn marks. An artist named Andy Malone, who lived nearby, had just purchased the lot for $500 and was