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My human, Mia, has been working so hard. She is so inspired by my plan. My plan is to go all over the United States meeting new and wonderful people, to share their stories, and to find the connection between all people. Mia is so wonderful, and I want to meet more wonderful humans like her.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011


Finished Earthship entrance
One of Mia's friends text her asking if she had seen the Earthships near Taos. Mia had no idea what that was so we found out it was a type of house and off on another adventure we went.

Building in progress
Earthships are a sustainable building, orginally designed by Michael Reynolds. They are built using a method called Biotecture. Earthships are built in such a way there are no utility bills, and can have modern amenities if you want.

Straight from their website
Water: Earthships catch water from the sky (rain & snow melt) and uses it four times.
Electricity :Earthships produce their own electricity with a prepackaged photovoltaic / wind power system. This energy is stored in batteries and supplied to your electrical outlets.
Sewage: Earthships contain, use and reuse all household sewage (greywater and blackwater) in indoor and outdoor treatment cells. Toilets flush with treated greywater.
Comfort: Earthships maintain comfortable temperatures in any climate.
Food: An environment in which plants are not only asthetic and contributing to the heath of our environment, but are also highly functional and play a direct role in the maintenance of the home.

They can even help you make your current home more earth friendly by retrofitting with Earth systems.

The Earthships are unusual looking homes but also very beautiful and peaceful to be in and around. The walls are made of tires, cans, bottles. The homes can be built as big or as small as you need. The systems are set up for what you need and want.

Close up of cans being installed for wall support.

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