homes made with plastic bottles.  The website is called Inspiration Green.  There are several homes showcased.  Worth a look

NGO based in Nigeria, made a Africa's first plastic bottle house,it is bullet and fireproof, earthquake resistant, and maintains a comfortable interior temperature of 64 degrees Fahrenheit year round !Africa’s First Plastic Bottle House Rises in Nigeria

Earthship building materials

Information on presenting the earthship plan to the county building inspector. Use a small model/demo structure first. Use this as a foundation for the rammed earth home.

Can you say, "camouflaged"? Turf homes in Iceland

Icelandic Turf Houses - These hobbit houses sure do know how to go green,

Building with tires is good for the environment - but I'm not sure about the homeowners.  As the tires slowly break down they're releasing chemicals into the home.  If you build with tires be sure to seal them completely for at least a partial barrier of protection.

30 Eco-Chic Houses Made of 10 Types of Recycled Materials

Tires are the main building component of ecological houses known as ‘earthships’. Common in the deserts of the U., they're also ideal as low-cost housing in third world countries. 30 Eco-Chic Houses Made of 10 Types of Recycled Materials.

There are examples of larger family sized cob homes that don't all look like hobbit holes as well as several different examples of sustainable housing including straw bales and dirt bags! Very informative and inspiring!

Eco Homes from the Earth: 7 Ways to DIY

Cob homes! And the website has more construction types for sustainable housing I'm loving these example of larger family sized cob homes that don't all look like hobbit holes.) I like that cob can be freeformed

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9GAG - Just an idea!

How to recycle plastic bottles.into a house. This is only one reason why recycling is so important!

Hillbilly Housewife: powdered milk basics

Powdered Milk

Hillbilly Housewife: Low Cost, Home Cooking from Scratch - great site with tons of recipes and ideas for inexpensive foods and more!

12 virtual surgeries you can try your hands at

12 virtual surgeries you can try your hands at just did the Total Knee. not a bad job, if I do say so myself. brain surgery tomorrow (or maybe eye) .

Spain Earthship Images - completely self sustaining DIY homes made of recycled garbage right, like I couldn't drink that many bottles of wine with my friends...or by myself...

Spain Earthship Images - completely self sustaining DIY homes made of recycled garbage. Our GM has a similar wine bottle wall at her bach made from our empties!

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