Tag Archives: RECYCLE

The Pros and Cons of Using Reclaimed Materials

If you are limited in time or money, waiting for the right materials to show up can be a problem. If you live near several re-use facilities (dump, Re-Store, Thrift stores, etc) then your chances improve, but you still need the luxury of time to visit them regularly in search of the treasures you need. […]

Cardboard Bale House

You’ve probably seen straw bale homes, but have you every heard of a cardboard bale home? This was news to me, and seems like a clever way to reuse refuse; but I think I would stucco mine. Cardboard Bale House

Portland Tiny Homes

Tammy Strobel from RowdyKittens just did a guest post on Tiny House Blog about these great little houses in Portland. They were built by Jeff and Brad who make an extra effort to reuse and recycle while creating these tiny habitable works of art. Portland Tiny Homes

Tiny Free House Update

I spent another two days up at the family farm working on my Tiny Free House. As you can see I screwed the pallet roof boards to the trusses and it’s looking a lot more like a house. My next steps will be to put shingles on the roof, if I can find something suitable, […]

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