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Tyre wall for our earthship (yes I am a hippy, deal with it)

I love the concept of earthships. I've used this to build a retaining wall in my own garden. A lot of work, but free materials!

Earthship Tire Wall by Earthworm, via Flickr. Great insulation when filled with rammed earth.

Earthship's rammed earth tires as rubber & steel containers to large blocks as tremendous free source building materials. Aq UGGH C 19

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Booze it Up! 13 Rad Recycled Bottle Crafts & Projects

DIY glass bottle house on Prince Edward Island Ha! Send me your wine bottles everyone! I'm gonna build me a house!

Battering back a tire wall on an Earthship build , for 'My Survivor Island Earthship', a 5 week journal of the Green Construction of a Sustainable Rammed Earth Tire Home off BC's Gulf Coast with Michael Reynolds, image by Monica Holy for Middle Earth Home

Battering back a tire wall on an Earthship build , for 'My Survivor Island Earthship', a 5 week journal of the Green Construction of a Sustainable Rammed Earth Tire Home off BC's Gulf Coast with Michael Reynolds, image by Monica Holy for Middle Earth Home

Let these earth houses inspire you to build your own affordable home from sustainable materials.

8 inexpensive earth homes almost anyone can afford

Tire stairs

Recycled tires outdoor stairs for by the creek! You know we have old tires!

How !@#$% cool! Rubber tire roof

Not only is it a great upcycle to reuse tires to roof a house, they have integrated art into it as well with the little 'dragon' . I LOOOVE it n 'ave 'lways said, I'm gonna build a house usin' tires n bakes of straw .

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