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    Straw Building Blocks Make Warm Sustainable Homes

    I’ve covered other straw bale construction techniques here before. This machine for tying straw into tubes on the field to build with, and these prefabbed walls of straw from a British company that stuffs straw into prefabbed wall-sized units near the farm… …but these are the first straw bale building blocks I’ve seen. What a [...]

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    7 Examples of Sustainable Housing for First Time Homebuyers

    This is a guest post by author Tom Becker Sustainable housing is no longer solely the preserve of the rich and idealistic. Housing that is made cheaply from renewable sources are popping up with increasingly frequency all around the world. From New Orleans homes to huge apartment blocks, sustainable housing is good for the planet, [...]

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