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Garbage Warrior

Garbage Warrior (2007)

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Michael Reynolds is hardly the first architect to bring an environmental consciousness to his work, but few have followed the same path he has. Reynolds designs dwellings that are built from cast-off materials -- one of his buildings was primarily constructed from old beer cans, and he's created other homes from used tires, empty water bottles, and other materials that had been thrown away. Just as importantly, Reynolds' projects are homes that are self-sustaining and either significantly reduce

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Garbage Warrior is, in the end, a fitting tribute to a free spirit and a valuable citizen.

February 15, 2008 Full Review Source: Toronto Star
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The green movement is eager for such heroes, but Garbage Warrior falls into the trap of so many documentaries that are more from the heart than the head: It's a timely subject, devoid of the rigour that might make it actually important.

February 15, 2008 Full Review Source: Globe and Mail
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His ideas attracted others & it became a commercially viable operation to help people build their own self sustaining homes in the area. Reynolds, with wild white hair and two week stubble, is energetic & obsessive, but that's what makes him a good story

August 7, 2008 Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile
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A brilliantly constructed film about a larger-than-life, passionate visionary who shows that simple change isn't just urgent, but blindly obvious and well within reach. All we have to do is take a second-hand look at what we're dumping out our back doors.

May 8, 2008 Full Review Source: Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)

Garbage Warrior was filmed over three years in the U.S., India and Mexico, and it's a terrific introduction not only to Reynolds' work, but to the extraordinary political and economic hurdles facing anyone who hopes to make positive change.

February 15, 2008 Full Review Source: Jam! Movies
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Absolutely fascinating and a must see for government regulators who wonder how legislation impedes thinking outside the box once in awhile.
January 20, 2010
John Ballantine

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This documentary starts slowly, but I really warmed to the Garbage Warrior. And the buildings are sooo beautiful.
May 1, 2009
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Interesting doc on a architect who designs all green housing.
November 24, 2008
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