A couple sitting and chilling outside their tiny house.

Worst States For Tiny Homes: Where NOT to Live

Emily Wilson

Are you dreaming of a simpler, more affordable lifestyle in a cozy, tiny home? Before you start designing your mini-abode, ...

The bathroom and plumbing setup of a tiny house.

What Do Tiny Houses Do For Plumbing? On-Grid vs. Off-Grid

Emily Wilson

In tiny houses, every square inch is maximized for efficiency and functionality. Plumbing is crucial in ensuring your daily needs ...

A sustainable apartment living room with energy-efficient appliances, indoor plants, and decors made of natural materials.

How To Make Your Apartment More Sustainable

Emily Wilson

Do you ever feel a pang of guilt when you throw away another plastic bottle or leave the lights on ...

A worker installing an insulation system in a shipping container home

Shipping Container Insulation Cost: The Ultimate Guide

Emily Wilson

So you’ve got yourself a shipping container, and now you’re itching to convert it into a full-fledged living space, workshop, ...

Are Shipping Container Homes Worth It?

Emily Wilson

You’ve seen the pictures—sleek, modern homes made from shipping containers, often set against a backdrop of rustic wilderness or urban ...

A modern shipping container home.

How To Build Shipping Container Home: The Ultimate Blueprint

Emily Wilson

Are you considering building a shipping container home but worried about the potential challenges and complexities? Don’t worry! Constructing a ...

A container home on the left and a tiny home on the right for comparison.

Container Home vs Tiny Home: Which is Right for You?

Emily Wilson

Are you torn between the idea of living in a container home or a tiny home? It’s time to weigh ...

Four laborers working on constructing a container home.

How Much Do Container Homes Cost? The Ultimate Breakdown

Emily Wilson

Are you looking for a unique and affordable home that reflects your individuality? Look no further than container homes! This ...

A new, large shipping container.

How Much Are Large Shipping Containers (With Average Prices)

Emily Wilson

Shipping containers are used for transporting goods across the globe and have become popular for repurposing into various creative projects. ...

How To Get Rid Of Fast-Spreading Reeds Without Chemicals

Emily Wilson

Dear EarthTalk: We have an invasion of phragmites in the wetlands bordering our neighborhood. I understand they are a non-native ...


How To Remove Yourself From The PennySaver List

Emily Wilson

Still receiving the PennySaver circular in your mailbox every week? Still taking it straight from the mailbox to the recycling ...

Is It Safe To Pour Bleach Down The Drain?

Emily Wilson

Dear EarthTalk: My neighbor told me to pour bleach down my drains every week to keep them clear. Is this ...

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