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Florida Earthship Build – Summer 2018 Workshop Images

earthship workshop. June 18 – July 31, 2018. Florida, USA. Hurricane Resistant Earthship Build. Strong, Safe, Off-grid. Volunteer, Work, Learn, Participate.
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Earthship buildings are fire resistant, not a total loss.

The Question of how a structural earth-rammed tire wall would do in a fire has long been an issue for which we could only offer an intelligent opinion. People think that because tire piles in tire…

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tires considered a green building material?

“The reason tires are not considered a green building material anymore is because the technique originated in a time when there was no way to recycle tires, so they simply went to landfills….

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Cash for Trash on National Geographic

In more ways than we know, our lives are built on trash. If you stacked up all the world’s old junkyard tires, they would reach to the moon and back. So what can we do with them all? How about…

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Earthship-Festival in Köln Holweide

Zur Feier des #earthday war das noch3 Team am Earthship-Festival in Köln Holweide mit gutem Essen und functional Training auch vertreten. #eatclean #traindirty #noch3 #earthday #earthship…

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Earth Rammed Tire Walls

Each year, nearly 300 million tires are disposed of in the U.S. alone. The EPA estimates that markets exist for approximately 80 percent of those tires, leaving an estimated 60 …

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Hertz Plans to Recycle All Its Tires

Hertz signed an agreement with the largest recycler to recover the material from the estimated 170,000 worn-out tires that leave its fleet every year.

New Tire Contains Natural Rubber, Biomass and Plant Fibers

Tires are considered one of the most problematic sources of waste, from toxic tires fires to a mere 36 percent recycle rate. While those problems lie in the hands of consumers and waste handlers, one tire company is looking to cut their…

Hyundai Petitions for National Fuel Efficiency Month

When gas prices yo-yo like they have this year – this week, they’re sharply down – almost everyone has fuel efficiency on their minds. But Hyundai wants Washington to have it in the forefront of theirs this August. The South Korean car…

EcoBorder Turns Old Tires into Landscape Edging

If you toss out an old tire and let it sit in a landfill, in 100 years, it will still look like a tire. No biological organisms are known to be able to break down the durable nature of vulcanized rubber, which is a great thing when the tires are on…