On the Green Road

Living simply - doing what we love..  eco Airstream, RV travel, tiny "ish" house in CA.


Eco Airsteam FOR SALE

Hello, hello and hello from Alameda, CA. The time has come for us to say goodbye to our beloved Eco Airstream. We are in the midst of many life changes and have decided it is time to let someone else love and travel with our renovated 2003 25 foot Airstream Safari. See details below.

Cece & Brenda

FOR SALE: 2003 Airstream Safari - $75,000

*Purchased in 2010
*Sustainably renovated over the course of 1 year (off grid & off pipe) for $50,000
*Lived and traveled in it for 36 months

*Used as a model for sustainable living - open houses throughout the US/Canada
*We are in Alameda, CA - SF Bay area

  • Walls and ceiling – Natural earthen plaster by American Clay – with over 12,000 miles traveled
  • 500 watt Solar power system by Applied Solar EnergyOutback Power and Bogart Engineering– Two 130 watt flexible panels (High Flex Solar) and one 240 watt adjustable rigid panel.  Includes Outback trio of products – a 2000 watt pure sine wave inverter/charger, 60amp charge controller and Mate 2 digital monitor.  Existing batteries were replaced by four Fullriver DC224-6 6V AGM (Absorbed Glass Mat) Deep Cycle. We also use a Bogart Trimetric 2025RV battery monitor which tells data like % full, amps coming in or amps being used.
  • Tea Leaf Supreme eco – friendly mattress by Keetsa 
  • Vida cork planks and natural linoleum flooring
  • Paperstone and natural linoleum counter tops
  • Organic twill fabric for reupholstered couch/sleeper by O Ecotextiles.
  • Madagascar Ebony Echo Wood veneer (covering existing cabinets) by Hardwoods Inc (material) and masterfully installed by Eco Craft Cabinetry.  Installation involved a low VOC 3M contact adhesive and finish.
  • Interior and exterior LED lighting by Elemental LED. Included interior strip lights, puck lights, dimmers and waterproof exterior strip lights.
  • Lumicor recycled eco architectural resin shower door – 1/2 inch silver spun
  • Kirei board office desk using a low VOC finish
  • Composting toilet – Nature’s Head (waterless)
  • New water heater in 2015
  • Electric hitch 

Additional info: 
  • 6,300 LB GVWR
  • Exterior height – 9 feet, 7 inches
  • Exterior width – 8 feet, 5.5 inches
  • Exterior length – 25 feet, 11 inches


Original to the Airstream – no mods:

  • 4 – 15″ aluminum wheels/ 2 axles
  • Radial black wall tires with load range D
  • 12″ electric drum brakes
  • 4 retractable stabilizer jacks
  • Solar grey front window/stone guard
  • 3 burner propane range with oven and exhaust fan
  • 31,000 BTU furnace with electric ignition
  • 11,000 BTU A/C with heat strip
  • 6.0 cubic feet Dometic fridge that can run on electric or propane
  • 6 gallon propane water heater, replaced in 2015
  • Frosted window in door
  • Zip Dee awning – 16 feet, 4.5″
  • Shurflo 2.0 gpm water pump
  • Automatic 2 stage regulator
  • Water heater by-pass kit
  • Propane bottle cover and 2 30 LB steel bottles
  • Tank monitoring system
  • 45 gallon fresh water tank
  • 39 gallon grey water tank


Original parts given a green twist:

  • Existing 76″ front sofa/sleeper with bottom storage reupholstered with organic cotton from O Ecotextiles
  • Madagascar ebony eco veneer on existing cabinets/bulkheads using a low VOC 3M contact adhesive and low VOC semi-gloss finish
  • Existing kitchen countertop re-surfaced with Marmoleum – remnants from a local eco store

Green updates – parts removed were either donated or put into the hands of other RVers.  Our mission was to keep everything out of the landfill.

  • Fixed corner bed – mattress replaced with full size Tea Leaf Supreme eco mattress from Keetsa
  • 23 gallon black water tank (removed)
  • Nature’s Head waterless composting toilet with continuous fan that runs on 1 amp
  • Interior and exterior LED lighting from Elemental LED
  • American Clay earthen plaster on walls/ceilings – carpet removed (this was the one thing we discarded and didn’t recycle)
  • Marmoleum bathroom floor – remnants from a local eco store
  • Recycled bamboo butcher block cutting board
  • Vida cork plank flooring
  • Organic bedding and towels
  • Kirei board (sorghum stalks) used as a work desk – low VOC finish
  • Paperstone bathroom countertop – remnants from a local eco store
  • Ultra Violet 2gpm water filter, plus carbon filter for whole house water filtration
  • Lumicor silver spun eco panel shower door
  • Barker VIP 2000 electric jack
  • Two 130 watt flexible solar panels by High Flex solar
  • One 240 watt rigid solar panel by Trina Solar – can be tilted when parked for more sun collection
  • 4 Fullriver AGM 6 volt batteries – 2 under the couch and 2 in the original battery box.
  • Outback 2000 watt pure sine wave inverter/charger (under couch)
  • Outback charge controller FlexMax 60 (under couch)
  • Outback Mate 2 – monitor
  • Bogart Tech. TriMetric battery monitor (2025 RV model)
  • Fantastic fan with rain sensor in front and rear galley
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