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7.20.2009

SUSTAINABLE EARTHSHIP PART TWO

Last year in this post, we talked about the home being built in Myakka City, in Manatee County (southeast of Tampa) that is calling itself Florida's first "Earth Ship."

Earthships are low tech, made out of earth and recycled materials such as tires and soda cans and claims to have no impact on the environment. The most famous earthships have been constructed in Taos by Michael Reynolds. Pictures of his concept are at the green home website.

A video interview with Bryan Roberts, general contractor for the project near Bradenton, is now on You Tube:


Interesting to note the number of people standing vs. the number of people actually performing work.

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