How to Make a Vermicomposting Flush Toilet

Quinta do Vale is an an off-grid permaculture project of 2.5ha in the mountains of Central Portugal and an evolving demonstration/experimentation site for many aspects of sustainable living. They created a composting toilet system with a flush toilet, a worm-composting bin and a filter ...

The Freest States For Off-Grid Living

This edition of Freedom in the 50 States presents a completely revised and updated ranking of the American states based on how their policies promote freedom in the fiscal, regulatory, and personal realms. This edition again improves upon the methodology for weighting and combining ...

An Off-Grid House Hidden In Utah’s Cliffs

Thousands of years ago, the Anasazi tribe of Native Americans made their homes in the cliffs of southeastern Utah. Their cliff dwellings provided a cool reprieve from the desert sun, warmth from the cool, dry nights and a measure of defense from their enemies. Now, a modern off-grid ...

5 Best Chicken Feeders That Will Prevent Waste

Finding the best way to feed your chickens is a something every chicken farmer must think about. If don’t want your yard to be messy because of feeding your animals or birds, a DIY feeder might be the perfect solution! Forget about your chicken scattering food everywhere around ...

5 Gallon Bucket Washing Machine

In case you ever find yourself in an emergency situation, a natural disaster or simply want to reduce your carbon imprint on Earth, this hand-powered washing machine will come in very handy! The link below contains a great tutorial of how to make a 5 gallon bucket clothes washing ...

Superhero Toy Shelves

How about these superhero toy shelves? These are ideal for children or fans of comic book characters. You can hang it on the wall for example. It also makes a beautiful gift. These are beautifully crafted. Find these in the link below…

Hardwood Floor using 2×4 slivers

Now here’s an interesting idea. More durable than traditional wood floor. We spotted this lovely floor at Cartolina, a Candian design house that creates and sells paper products and other sundries, featuring quirky vintage designs that are easy to love.

A Swimming Pool Made From A Shipping Container

Like it or not, containers are a growing trend in design. And the next project will show you they are here to stay and even expand in many areas. Usually, you would have read something about houses, but this time, a cargo container was repurposed into a spectacular and fully-functional ...

Learn How To Become a Backyard Beekeeper

Have you ever thought about keeping bees in your backyard but didn’t know where to start? Then this next article is going to make the decision easy for you as it contains helpful info about keeping bees at home. Having your own honey is going to be awesome, as you’ll know ...
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