Don’t think there are good building materials being sent to landfills? Check out this house in Texas where 85 percent of the material used was reclaimed from the dump. In this video, the Texas County Reporter interviews Dan Phillips, who is spearheading an initiative to build affordable housing. Phillips uses mostly recycled materials, hires unskilled labor and keeps the projects small. So far he’s helped eight families build and purchase a home.

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