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The Secret Behind This House In Ohio Is Bizarre But Really Amazing

Turns out a house made of trash isn’t nearly as gross as it sounds—it’s actually really smart.

In case you hadn’t heard, there is a house in Ohio constructed entirely out of garbage. Clean garbage, of course. Jay and Annie Warmke of Blue Rock Station can attest to that.  Just south of Philo,  you can find what they call their Earthship, a home where the walls are literally made of tires, bottles, cans, plastic two liter bottles and milk jugs covered with earth plaster and a coat of lime paint for aesthetics. Check out the video:

At Blue Rock Station, sustainability and the environment are high priority, which consequently means all of the buildings are composed of recycled materials and pieces of nature. Solar showers, a greenhouse made of two liters and U-shaped rooms designed to hold heat most efficiently are just a few of the amenities passerby and travelers are exposed to at this sustainable home, which is open to anyone interested in a tour of “the house of trash.”

You can learn more about Jay and Annie and their experiment in green living here

April Dray
Ohio staff writer for Only in Your State, freelance journalist and blogger. Written word is my zeal. I love my cat and she tolerates me.