Retired US Army intelligence officer builds homes from recycled materials

A U.S. Army intelligence officer has found a new calling in his retirement: he builds homes out of free and recycled materials.

CGTN’s Mike Miller introduces us to him.

Dan Philipps says his goal is to provide homes to people who need them while spreading the word about the need for sustainable development on an increasingly crowded planet.

Watch CGTN LIVE on your computer, tablet or mobile

Subscribe to CGTN America on YouTube

Follow CGTN America:
Twitter: @cgtnamerica
Facebook: @cgtnamerica
Google+: CctvamericaTvnews

»» Watch CGTN ««

Washington, DC (and greater area)
• MHz - Channel 3
• COMCAST (Xfinity) - Channel 273
• FIOS - Channel 277

New York City
• Time Warner - Channel 134
• FiOS (Verizon) - Channel 277

Los Angeles
• Charter Cable - Channel 562
• Time Warner - Channel 155

Satellite Nationwide
• DISH TV - Channel 279

(Source: CGTN America,