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Small House Design Ideas: 10 Simple Passive Solar Tips

Be on top of your tiny house building game with these ten tips for passive solar tiny house design! These top ten passive solar design tips will give you a good starting point in designing your own tiny house by using the sun to your advantage for both heating and cooling your home. Often these techniques are […]

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DIY Portable Compost Toilet System for Under $50!

Looking for an inexpensive, ecological way to deal with your poop? You just found it. No matter how you look at it, dealing with human waste is a big deal. Generally speaking, the most expensive parts of our homes have to do with sanitation. Plumbing, porcelain fixtures, and water-proofing – it adds up. But what […]

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Nathan Mackenzie Brown on Living in a Tiny House in Community

Nathan Mackenzie Brown, eco-philanthropist and impact investor for the age of climate change, is living the simple life in his shack turned efficiency cottage: The Upcycle. Over ten years ago, Nathan Mackenzie Brown moved to Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage in pursuit of lifestyle freedom. You can read more about that in this Forbes.com article,  featuring Nathan and […]

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