n Garbage Warrior - passive solar home

About the film

Earthship n. 1. passive solar home made of natural and recycled materials 2. thermal mass construction for temperature stabilization. 3. renewable energy & integrated water systems make the Earthship an off-grid home with little to no utility bills.

Biotecture n. 1. the profession of designing buildings and environments with consideration for their sustainability. 2. A combination of biology and architecture.

Full credits: Garbage Warrior

Open Eye Media UK, ITVS International & Sundance Channel present “GARBAGE WARRIOR”

Music Composed and Produced by PATRICK WILSON Editor PHIL REYNOLDS Executive Producer for ITVS International SALLY JO FIFER

Executive Producer for Open Eye Media UK OLIVER HODGE Producer RACHEL WEXLER Filmed and Directed by OLIVER HODGE

A Co Production of Open Eye Media UK, ITVS International & Sundance Channel




The carbon produced during the making of this film has been compensated for with rainforest restoration projects by C level UK

80% of the trucks featured in this film were Powered with used cooking oil

Fuel U.S.A.
Earthship Bio-diesel


Kate Barker
Sian Eliz Evans
Liz Fletcher
Kate Woods

Thanks to:

Jim Flint
Jez Lewis
Daren Howarth
Justin Simpson
Eva Llanos
Screen South UK
Low Carbon Network UK
F.A.B. Sound UK
K.Tao Radio
Alkin Emran
Ben Taylor
Dave Thomas

And a special thanks to all who contributed during the filming

Mike and Chris Reynolds
The Earthship Biotecture build and
office crews
The staff at the N.M. Capital Building
The Andaman Islands crew

Archive stills

A.W. Stegmeyer
Phil & Sara Baseheart
Anna Cosentine
Michael & Chris Reynolds


Jackson D’Souza

Production Liaison U.S.A.

Kirsten Jakobsen


Tim Robb & Mark G

‘Protest Drum’ track
Courtesy of Will Parnell Music

‘Go On’ End title track by Brent Berry
Courtesy of Brent Berry Music

DJ KTao Radio
Padi Mac


Melorie Chilton
Peter Smith

Sound Recordist

Caz Sessions Hodge


Liz Fletcher

Rostrum Camera

Ken Morse

Additional Camera

Ben Cole


Jonathan Lieb

Online Editor

Adam Grant

Dubbing Mixer

Bob Jackson

Music Composed and Produced by

Patrick Wilson

A Co-production of Open Eye Media UK,
ITVS International & Sundance Channel

In association with
The Documentary Channel, YLE TV2 Documentaries
and TV2/Danmark

Executive Producer for ITVS

Sally Jo Fifer

Executive Producer for Sundance Channel

Lynne Kirby

Supervising Producer for Sundance Channel

Ann Rose

Executive Producer for TV2

Mette Hoffman Meyer

Executive Producer for Open Eye Media

Oliver Hodge


Phil Reynolds


Rachel Wexler

Filmed and Directed by

Oliver Hodge

The ITVS International Media Development Fund
is made possible by
The Ford Foundation
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

This program was produced by Open Eye Media Ltd

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