10 Reasons Why Earthships Are Freaking Awesome!

earthshipPosted By on April 2, 2014

Earthships are 100% sustainable homes that are both cheap to build and awesome to live in. They offer amenities like no other sustainable building style you have come across. For the reasons that follow, I believe Earthships can actually change the world. See for yourself!

1) Sustainable does not mean primitive

When people hear about sustainable, off-the-grid living, they usually picture primitive homes divorced from the comforts of the 21st century. And rightfully so, as most sustainable solutions proposed until now have fit that description. Earthships, however, offer all of the comforts of modern homes and more. I’ll let these pictures do the talking…

2) Free Food

Each Earthship is outfitted with one or two greenhouses that grow crops year-round, no matter the climate. This means you can feed yourself with only the plants growing inside of your house. You can also choose to build a fish pond and/or chicken coop into your Earthship for a constant source of meat and eggs.

3) Brilliant Water Recycling

Even the most arid of climates can provide enough water for daily use through only a rain-harvesting earthship2-625x377system. 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. After being cleaned by the plants, the water is pumped up into the bathrooms for use in the toilets. After being flushed, the now ‘black water’ is pumped to the exterior garden to give nutrients to non-edible plants.

Read more at http://expandedconsciousness.com/2014/04/02/10-reasons-why-earthships-are-fing-awesome/#jcrprqI7SOyXHtMs.99

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I did receive an offer on the property. They have 3 days to send in deposit. I will contact you if not received. Thanks, Bruce
Is this still available? Very interested. Any more info.
Hi Bruce. I left a few other comments maybe it is best to ask for info on all the properties. They all look amazing. Thank you!
Hi Bruce - wife and I would like more information on this land and if viewing is possible. Thank you.
Hi Bruce - wife and I would love some more info on the property and if it is available to view. Thank you very much.
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