I Just Gotta Tell Ya
- Some shipping containers contain more than 9,000 lbs of steel and take 9,000 kilowatt house to melt down.
- 90% of bulk overseas goods are shipped by containers and most are a 1 time use and sit rusting in yards.
- About 18 Million Cargo Shipping Containers worldwide
- It is estimated that over 10,000 containers are lost at sea every year.
- Well suited for reuse in constructing buildings- as they are strong, durable, fireproof and rust resistant.
- Keeping construction debris out of landfills
- Reusing 9 Million excess shipping containers worldwide
Redondo Beach Shipping Container home by De Maria Design
Eco Pods– 1280 cubic feet steel shipping container Home
2,000 Sq. Foot home built in 2001. 3 Bedroom, 2.5 baths built out of 5 shipping containers.
Green Inc- in Los Angeles-
Where to Find
- PFNC (www.pfnc.net) Pro Fin Nuestra Case (Finally, a home of our own)- utilizes surplus shipping containers to build affordable housing. Each PFNC unit cost less than $15,000 USD
- Aquentine(www.aquentium.com) – markets low cost mass-housing and temporary housing/disaster relief market
- Office Of Mobile Design