Container Home Design / Guides

Shipping container home
Architecture and plan design

Are shipping container houses environmentally friendly?

...container home, it will still be necessary to insulate all four sides of a shipping container being converted for housing or risk significant heat loss through ...

Tips for Urban Gardening and Gardening in Small Spaces
Food production

Grow food at home: 7 tips for growing food in small spaces

...containers. Almost any plant will grow in a container if the container is big enough. Straw bales themselves can be used as containers for gardening, even i...

Lifestyle and environment

Emergency preparedness guide for homes

...Home Design’ for more information. For more information on home safety and local emergency services visit the Government of Canada’s Get Prepared website . ...

Disposing of old batteries
Kitchens

Waste management: compost and recycling

...design companies offer sorting containers built right into their counters. You can also opt for a homemade design and convert a vacant space in the kitchen into...

Mobile tiny house
Tiny house

Is Tiny House living in a cold climate good or bad for the planet?

...design and build their own dream homes. But can you really stick it out in a tiny home? When you build one, do you envision yourself staying in it forever? De...