Outside of Taos, New Mexico, you'll find a community of people living in off-grid homes made of garbage. The homes are called Earthships and were invented by Michael Reynolds. We went to Taos to check them out.
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Music by Podington Bear and Martin Crane.
The Adaptors is a project of SoundVision Productions with support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.