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What countries favour people who want to live a sustainable lifestyle?

I want to pursue an independent lifestyle growing my own food, using solar panels etc. but I live in Spain and the legislation here doesn't favour this, buying terrain in a rural area and being ...
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How can I enforce the garbage recycling?

Despite we have adopted some European legislation here in Estonia regarding the recycling in 2004 and we have got some containers for sorted wasted on the streets for those environmental enthusiats, I ...
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Which sustainable building techniques are most code friendly?

There are many alternative building methods that rely on recycling or sustainable materials, e.g. Earthships (and other rammed earth techniques) Earthbags Wattle and daub Earth-sheltered Straw bale ...
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Legalities of compost toilets [duplicate]

Is there any compost toilet that is legal for new construction? Assuming the answer is no, will there ever be?
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Building permits for solar in the USA

I want to build a website that will estimate the cost of going solar. Are building permits for installing solar in the united states done by County, City, or State? or does it vary?
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How can I sustainably live without money when the government charges property tax? [closed]

I want to live in such a way that I can develop open source software full time, find new ways to convert trash into usable products and not charge a dime for my services. Are there any viable means to ...
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What countries have the highest greywater reuse rates?

Links to hard information about countries with high rates of greywater recycling would be very helpful in influencing areas that have unfavorable laws.
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Favorable laws for graywater usage

I know that it is illegal to catch and use graywater in many US states. What states and/or nations have favorable laws for graywater usage?