250,000 Recycled Floating Bottles Used To (Re)Build Mexican Island Paradise

250,000 Recycled Floating Bottles Used To Build Mexican Island Paradise 

If you can’t afford to buy your own tropical island paradise, why not build your own? That is exactly what Richie Sowa did back in 1998, from over a quarter-million plastic bottles. His Spiral Island, destroyed years later by a hurricane, sported a two-story house, solar oven, self-composting toilet and multiple beaches. Better yet, he has started building another one! His ultimate goal? To build the island bigger and bigger and finally float out to sea, traveling the world from the comfort of his own private paradise. (Pics) (Video)

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90,000 Homes In The Netherlands To Be Powered By Chicken Manure

90,000 Homes In The Netherlands To Be Powered By Chicken Manure 

Some Powerful Poo!

So, you’re an Earth-loving, eco-friendly environmentalist, as it’s all the rage these days. Alternative sources of energy, such as wind and solar, are what you’re looking to use to get your juice. OK, that’s cool. But what about more… unorthodox sources of power? I’m talking, of course, about chicken crap.

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