About 40% of the solid waste is associated with construction. An average house size takes about 7 logging trucks for it’s needed lumber whilst tiny houses only take half of a logging truck. Moreover, average houses consumes more kilowatts of electricity.
The use of fossil fuels is one of the causes if not the largest contributor to global warming. We are exhausting our resources at a fast rate than we can restore them and building houses is a major part of this.