University of Michigan student fed up with $800-a-month rent on campus builds his own tiny house and uses solar power and compost toilet to live off the grid – and saves himself $6,000

Desperate times call for desperate measures, but sometimes these measures may prove to be pure gold and turn into great ideas. This is exactly what happened when this Michigan student who was buried in depth, built his own off-the-grid tiny home. Living in a campus is part of a student’s ...

Off The Grid: Living off land hour from Vancouver

If you still can’t imagine how a completely off-the-grid city can function, the island featured on this web page offers the great opportunity to see the concept working in good conditions. Home to 426 people, Lasqueti embodies every sustainable project you might have seen up ...

How To Build Your Own DIY Outdoor Wood Stove,Oven, Cooker, Grill and Smoker

Outdoor cooking will be so much fun with this next creative project. If you your hobby is cooking and summer is your favorite season, outdoor cooking and barbecuing must be between your greatest pleasures. Indeed, nothing compares to the flavor of a well-cooked outdoor meal, not to ...

Cody Lundin’s Sustainable Home

There is an increasing need for change when it comes to living conditions. A real-estate bubble always lurking by and fossil fuels prices as volatile as they are, can get you thinking about living off-the-grid. Meet the most fascinating passive solar earth home there is. The owner, ...

Vina’s Tiny House: Living Off The Grid in 140 Square Feet

Tiny houses are simply dreamy, as they are perfect for those who prefer a simple and calm lifestyle. Most of the tiny homes are used as a vacation house, but this doesn’t mean you can’t have a tiny house inside of a big city. As lack of space is a big issue nowadays, a ...

Tiny House Designed To Function “Off the Grid” For Electrical Energy And Water

The Tiny House, was built during of a summer camp at the Key School… Innovative, eco-friendly and “off the grid” tiny house. Innovation makes itself noticed almost every week. But when you’re in the home design business, it seems this area has more examples ...

Survival Superfood Will Last On Your Shelf For 150 Years

  (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Whether you’re a fan of apocalypse themed movies or not you are surely worried about natural disasters that can occur at any time. A natural disaster, such as hurricanes or earthquakes, are more likely to happen, ...

How To Build A 14×14 Solar Cabin For Under $2000

Off-the-grid living is gaining more and more adepts, who find sometimes easy but other times creative ways of living a sustainable life and producing the energy they need for they home on their own. One of the most wide-known ways you can do this is by installing solar panels that ...

How To Open A Can Without A Can Opener

Another off the grid idea from Daily Experiments …Don’t you just hate the day when you want to open a can but don’t have a can opener at your disposal? Using knives or any other sharp tools might prove dangerous and quite frankly might not get the can open in the first place. ...
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