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Incredible Home Made from Old Tires and Pop Cans

Posted By Monique Trottier On February 3, 2011 @ 7:15 pm In Architecture,Recycled Materials | No Comments

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In July 2009, Sandra Burkholder and her family began building an earthship – a sustainable house built out of used tires and pop cans. Called the Darfield Earthship [1], the home features green building methods, water conservation, organic growing techniques, and renewable energy. The inspiring project also recently won $5,000 in the So Nice “A Better Organic World” contest [2].

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[1] Darfield Earthship: http://www.darfieldearthship.com/

[2] So Nice “A Better Organic World” contest: http://www.americanbankingnews.com/2011/02/02/sandra-burkholder-wins-the-so-nice-a-better-organic-world-contest/

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