Have you ever looked to see what kind of carbon footprint your lifestyle leaves? Most of us don’t give things like that a second thought in our day-to-day lives. It is a very important issue that more people should be aware of though. The bigger carbon footprint you leave, the more you are harming the planet on a day-to-day basis. Many people have started looking for ways to reduce their carbon footprint and their effect on the environment. That is where Earthship homes come into play. These homes are incredibly unique, but they offer a lifestyle that traditional homes don’t. Check out these Earthship homes and see if you would be interested in one someday.
This is an Earthship. They are developed by Earthship Biotecture. They are based out of Taos, New Mexico.
These homes are easy to build, and 100% sustainable.
When most people hear “sustainable living”, they immediately think of mud hut somewhere way off the grid.
These homes offer a combination of responsible use of resources, while stiff giving you the luxuries of a modern home.
There are many advantages that these types of sustainable homes offer.
These homes prove that you don’t have to sacrifice modern conveniences to reduce your carbon footprint and help the environment.
A huge advantage that is immediately apparent is the ability to grow your own food.
Each Earthship is outfitted with at least one, many times two, greenhouses.
These allow you to grow your own food all year round. This is a huge step in creating sustainability in our food supply.
Making use of rainwater is a huge way to decrease your carbon footprint.
The entire roof of the Earthship funnels rain water to a cistern, which then pumps it to sinks and showers when required. That used ‘grey water’ is then pumped into the greenhouse to water the plants.
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