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Shipping container buildings seem sustainable — but pose environmental concerns

Shipping container buildings are widely seen as sustainable alternatives because of their reuse of a strong and plentiful resource that might otherwise go to waste. But these homes, coffee shops and schools are not always as eco-friendly as they seem.

NPR’s Chloe Veltman reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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