Volunteer and help prepare for the build sessions starting April 24. Volunteer days are the first 3 weekends of April. RSVP below. Included is a tour and a demonstration on aquaponics with free lunch. 😉
Sitting at home in the summer heat, your mind may start to wander to that fancy new air conditioner. But when it comes to making your house comfortable and sustainable, prevention is better than cure. By prevention we mean simple
Sustainability is not a dirty word; being in business in 100 years’ time is what being sustainable really means. Nowadays it is good PR to run a sustainable business. Nevertheless, sustainability is much more than the continued pursuance of a
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.
The world’s great cities could hold the key to the prosperity of the human race. Yet a comprehensive new study points to a worrying trend: The water they need to grow is getting more expensive, because they’re failing to protect
Over the years, as Iâ€™ve become more and more in touch with the ways of green and natural living, Iâ€™ve started to become more aware of the things in my home that arenâ€™t quite what they could be. We rent
The lesson is that our cities will require concerted investment in watershed preservation. The good news is that it need not be terribly expensive: Targeted projects can make a big difference.
The U.S. National Flood Insurance Program, which holds policies for more than 5 million homes, is $23 billion in debt after a string of natural disasters this century. As climate change further strains the program, analysts say it is time
Calculate your water and carbon footprint, see how you compare to others and accept challenges to make a personal contribution toward a more sustainable future.