How Sustainable Are Tiny Homes?

How Sustainable Are Tiny Homes? | ecogreenlove

Future homeowners or builders seek more sustainable and affordable ways to create a life. Because of this, millennials and succeeding generations have raised awareness around tiny homes for a more flexible and sustainable era.

Are these homes and the lifestyles that accompany them better for the planet? The uptick in tiny home popularity happened for a reason, so it’s time to explore the grounds.

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Shrinking Houses: A new age of Space-Efficient Living [Infographic]

Shrinking Houses: A new age of Space-Efficient Living [Infographic] | ecogreenlove

With an increasing demand for housing in the UK and strict planning restrictions, developers are attempting to fit as much real estate as possible within smaller and smaller areas.

This means that most new builds are half the size of the homes being constructed at the start of the 20th century.

Despite this eye-opening reality, there are plenty of people who are happy to sacrifice space for location – especially moving closer to the capital.

Storage World has looked at this trend, determined the main pros and cons of smaller house living and even looked around the world for extreme examples of homes which push the limits of square footage.

Read on to find out whether you’re cut out to thrive in this new era of space-efficient living.

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Green Documentaries: We The Tiny House People

This is journey into the tiny homes of people searching for simplicity, self-sufficiency, minimalism and happiness by creating shelter in caves, converted garages, trailers, tool sheds, river boats and former pigeon coops.

Basically, Dirksen made a documentary on people living in tiny houses. For around five years she was traveling the world and filming these segments.

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