In this episode of Living Big in a Tiny Home, Bryce visits a tiny home built almost entirely from recycled and reclaimed materials. Bryce says, “inside, the Tiny House has an wonderful eclectic feel. It’s quite obviously pieced together from objects that were all salvaged and given a new life, but they are all put together in a way that really works well for the space.” It’s a truly inexpensive sustainable home!
Construction and demolition materials are one of the largest components of the solid waste stream weighing in at 480 million tons in 2012. Reclaiming and recycling these materials is not only smarter financially, it’s also more protective of the environment, a smarter use of natural resources, results in energy savings, and a net decrease in greenhouse gas emissions. Visit the Construction & Demolition Recycling Association to find a recycler or recycled material vendor near you.
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Want to hear some good news? According to the World Green Building Trends 2018 report from Dodge Data and Analytics, green building is officially a “global trend” and energy conservation is a top priority for people all over the planet. There are many choices of new (and old) materials which are being used in revolutionary ways.
As a discerning green homeowner, every choice you make involves a variety of factors. And floors are no exception. You have to love how it looks, like how it feels on your feet, trust that it cleans up without too much effort and lasts a long time – and since you care about the planet that we live on….it needs to be healthy and eco-friendly, too.