Earthships are taking off – Internationalist News – Brief Article
HOUSES LIKE THIS ONE (above) are made from recycled material: outer walls are made of tyres rammed with earth and inner walls built using cans, bottles and cement. They are called ‘earthships’. According to the Low Carbon Network, Britain generates 40 million used tyres each year. This growing tyre mountain could build 20,000 new earthships each year. Developed in the US, they are now found in Chile, Bolivia, Belgium, Scotland, Mexico, Honduras, South Africa and Japan.
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