Dumpster Diver

This post is part of a series of cross-posts between SAR and the Stanford University Sustainability Scholars blog. You can see the original post here.

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bone house

My Summer With a Phoenix: Home Sweet Home

In small town Huntsville, Texas, Dan Phillips’s name is well known. Dan has built several homes using recycled materials, oftentimes what other home builders have considered to be garbage. Within these homes, Dan has managed to produce efficiency and beauty, all within the confines of strict safety codes.

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My Summer With a Phoenix: Discovery Green

If someone ever depicted Texas as big, loud and inactive in the current green movement, they could be wrong about two of those things. On June 30, 2011, Houston’s new park, a non-profit organization called Discovery Green (also known as Disco Green), hosted an art car parade and a free concert featuring Beans Barton and the Bi-Peds.

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