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Papercrete is the ultimate building material for preppers, homesteaders, and off grid living enthusiasts. It is easy and cheap to make. It also could solve your paper and cardboard recycling problems. Literally!
You make these building blocks by using old paper or cardboard. The process to make papercrete is easy and if you are looking to build a bug out location or projects like a root cellar this project is for you.
The good thing about papercrete is that you can build a strong, weather resistant shelter for very minimal cost. You can form it into bricks and build like a regular house or you can make dome style structures.
The paper fibers inside the mix keeps it all bound together and makes it very strong. Strong enough for dwellings and quick fixes to walls.
Bonus: How to Make Pemmican, the Original Survival Food
Invented by the natives of North America pemmican was used by Indian scouts as well as early western explorers.
Native Americans spent a great deal of time on the go and depended on having portable, high-energy, highly nutritious, and filling foods that would last for long periods of time without refrigeration.
Pemmican is a portable, long-lasting, high-energy food. It's made of lean, dried meat that's crushed into powder and mixed with hot, rendered fat. This makes it one of the ultimate foods to have stockpiled for when SHTF or disaster strikes.
People really should avert their gaze from the modern survival thinking for just a bit and also look at how folks 150 years ago did it.
These guys were the last generation to practice basic things, for a living, that we call "survival skills" now.