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14 Off-Grid Ways To Use (And Reuse) Aluminum Foil

14 Off-Grid Ways To Use (And Reuse) Aluminum Foil “Americans throw away about three pounds of aluminum foil annually. It will take roughly 400 years for aluminum to break down naturally in the landfill. Some landfills incinerate aluminum, which releases toxic metals and gas into the atmosphere..” Source: Earth 911 . Its surprising how many …

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Living Off Grid – A Home Made Deep Well Pump

Living Off Grid – A Home Made Deep Well Pump I found out while searching for a deep well pump what a bunch of you did as well I’m sure. They are EXPENSIVE. Now my well isn’t overly deep but I wanted it to be frost free. That requires pumping the water from the bottom. …

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Off Grid – How To Build A Bio Water Filter

Off Grid – How To Build A Bio Water Filter The biggest risk in drinking most water is that of water born pathogens. Bacteria, protozoa, and other microscopic parasites can be found in almost any water supply, some of which can kill you, and many of which can make you wish you were dead. This …

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14 Off-Grid Projects To Cut Your Energy And Water Usage

14 Off-Grid Projects To Cut Your Energy And Water Usage Whether you’re building a cabin in the woods that’s disconnected from any power or water sources, or just want to reduce your utility bills, going partially or totally off grid can be done on the cheap with a little creative thinking. There are many small …

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DIY Off-Grid Fire Protection System

DIY Off-Grid Fire Protection System Living off the grid means you may not be close to any fire protection services when there is a fire that is threatening your home or property. A great way to be prepared to put out a fire is to have a protection system set up and ready to go. …

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21 Rain Barrels, Chicken Coops, and Solar Panel Projects To Get You Off The Grid

21 Rain Barrels, Chicken Coops, and Solar Panel Projects To Get You Off The Grid If you are looking to become more self sufficient, some of these rain Barrels, chicken Coops, or Solar Panels projects may just get you off the grid, this truly is a wonderful  collection of awesome do-it-yourself projects. They all contain step …

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