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Eco-friendly houses catch on in Canada

Home built entirely from recycled materials, powered by sun and wind, will cost next to nothing to run.

Last Modified: 07 Apr 2013 13:41
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Imagine a house made with sand, cans and old tires that helps reduce your bills.

This is becoming reality in Canada, where a home powered by the wind and the sun is being built entirely from recycled materials.

With energy prices and the cost of housing increasing, more people are looking for green alternatives to traditional homes.

Al Jazeera's Daniel Lak reports from Clear Creek, Ontario.

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