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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Comfort and quality are key to restful sleep, and natural materials are key to your long-term health. Here’s a guide to mattress companies that are doing good for the earth and your health by using natural and eco-friendly materials.
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.
Did you know the people of this world create 1.3 billion TONS of garbage each year? That’s the equivalent of over 3,000 Empire State Buildings! And guess who leads the pack? The United States. Part of the solution is to change our perspective. Maybe trash isn’t really garbage? These products prove that one man’s trash truly is another man’s treasure.