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Canadian couple builds ultimate eco home

Eco-friendly home is built with used car tyres and is heated with solar energy.

Last Modified: 07 Apr 2013 19:20
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Imagine a house built from sand, cans and 1,200 used tyres that will help you reduce all your bills.

One couple in Canada is already living that dream, in a home that is made entirely of recycled materials.

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

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