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Fact or Fiction: Green Building Supplies
by Staff
Green construction can mean a lot of different things, but the goal is to use eco-friendly materials to create a home that's energy efficient. Materials can range from sophisticated, factory-made products to supplies that you can salvage from the city dump. Think you know the ins and outs of green building materials? Test your know-how with this fact-or-fiction quiz!

Because shipping containers are built to be durable and strong, you can easily use them to create sturdy dwellings.

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Cob houses are essentially made out of clay and straw.

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In the movie "Tron Legacy," Sam Flynn lived in an eco-friendly home.

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Earthships are eco-friendly homes made from earth and rocks.

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Prefab homes are gaining popularity in the world of green construction.

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Green builders can use materials like empty beer bottles, old tires and other trash to create eco-friendly homes.

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Living walls, which are basically vertical gardens, are great insulators.

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If you can't have a totally green construction project, it's not worth the trouble.

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